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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Support U.S. Army Combat Vehicle Protection System; David Rohall Quoted

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The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a 36-month contract to support the integration and testing of the service branch’s combat vehicle protection system, which will increase warfighter safety and security from battlefield threats. The company will provide its Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) base kit to support this effort. 

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Lockheed Martin Taps ABL Space Systems to Provide Launch Services

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Lockheed Martin has contracted ABL Space Systems, a provider of low-cost launch vehicles and launch systems for the small satellite industry, to provide a rocket and launch services for Lockheed Martin’s first UK vertical satellite launch, UK Pathfinder. Lockheed Martin’s UK Pathfinder Launch is planned to be the first vertical small satellite launch from UK soil, which is planned to launch from Scotland in 2022. 

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USAF Adds Lockheed Martin to Platform One DevSecOps Software Program; Nic Chaillan Quoted

Nic Chaillan

The U.S. Air Force has added Lockheed Martin to Platform One, a software development program that works to develop and deliver new software applications for defense missions. “It’s clear from their actions that Lockheed Martin is embracing DevSecOps and is committed to advancing Platform One capabilities,” said Nic Chaillan, the Air Force’s chief software officer

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Lockheed Martin Board Elects James Taiclet as Chairman, Marillyn Hewson to Retire as Executive Chairman

James Taiclet

Lockheed Martin’s board of directors has elected president and CEO James Taiclet as chairman of the board, effective March 1. The board also elected Gregory Ulmer as executive vice president of Aeronautics, effective Feb. 1. Marillyn Hewson, executive chairman and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, also announced her retirement as executive chairman and as a member of the board.

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Lockheed Martin Reports Q4, FY 2020 Financial Results; James Taiclet Quoted

James Taiclet

Lockheed Martin Corporation has reported fourth quarter and full year 2020 results. The company’s fourth quarter 2020 net sales were $17.0 billion, compared to $15.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019. “In concert with our resilient operational performance, we delivered strong financial results on behalf of our shareholders and contributed to our communities," said Lockheed Martin president and CEO James Taiclet.

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Lockheed Wraps Up USS Cooperstown Acceptance Tests

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Lockheed Martin has concluded a series of acceptance trials for the U.S. Navy's 12th Freedom-class littoral combat ship. The future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23) performed maneuverability tests, a full-power run and surface and air detect-to-engage operations at Lake Michigan as part of the trials. LCS 23 will enter final outfitting and fine-tuning activities prior to its delivery to the Navy.

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Space Operations Command Assumes Control Authority Over Lockheed-Made AEHF-6 Satellite

Lockheed-Built AEHF-6

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center handed control authority of the sixth Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to Space Operations Command in late October. Space Vehicle 6 completes the AEHF satellite constellation designed to provide military leaders and warfighters jam-resistant communications and command and control capabilities during a nuclear war.

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Lockheed Martin Declares CH-53K King Stallion Devices Ready For Training; Tom Gordon Quoted

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Lockheed Martin has announced that its suite of training devices for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter have been declared Ready for Training at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The CH-53K will enable Marines to safely complete longer-range missions in harsher environments compared to the current fleet of aircraft. 

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Build Training Center for C-130J Squadron; Tom Gordon Quoted

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Lockheed Martin has won a direct commercial sale (DCS) contract to build and equip a facility in France that trains French and German C-130J Super Hercules aircrews and maintainers for the countries’ binational C-130J Super Hercules Squadron. Lockheed Martin will provide training devices, the learning management system, courseware and options for five years of training services.

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Lockheed Martin Wins USAF Contract to Support Strike Weapon Platforms; Scott Callaway Quoted

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The U.S. Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation (SDPE) Office has awarded Lockheed Martin a $25 million contract to support the fourth phase of the U.S. Air Force’s Palletized Munitions Experimentation Campaign. Lockheed Martin will deliver a system-level demonstration in 2021 and assess the potential to deliver large volumes of air-launched weapons via airlifters. 

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