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DHS to Apply Lockheed ‘Kill Chain’ Method for Internal Network Security

The Department of Homeland Security plans to revamp its internal network security methods by implementing a Lockheed Martin-developed intrusion defense chain mechanism known as a “kill chain,” Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes that kill chain uses predictive analysis of cyber attack behavior and works to deploy countermeasures for stopping an attack at any …

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Lockheed-Built Military Weather Satellite Set to Launch; Sue Stretch Comments

A Lockheed Martin satellite built for the U.S. Air Force‘s Defense Meteorological Satellite Program is scheduled to launch on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Lockheed said Wednesday that military forecasters use DMSP satellites to monitor global weather systems and gather atmospheric, oceanic, terrestrial and space environment data for deployed …

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South Korea Takes In 2 Lockheed C-130J Airlifters

Lockheed Martin has delivered two C-130J airlifters to the South Korean air force as the country seeks to complement its existing fleet of C-130H aircraft. The company said Tuesday that it will also provide the country’s aircrews with a two-year support program that includes maintenance training for the C-130J Super …

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Report: AF Plans to Field Lockheed F-35 in 2016

The U.S. Air Force will start operating the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter in mid-2016, one year earlier than the branch originally planned, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the military is testing the jets as they roll off the production line at the contractor’s Fort Worth, Texas facility. A source …

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Lockheed’s Bob Stevens on Sequestration: “We are hungry for more guidance”

Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO Bob Stevens outlined the firm’s recent cost-cutting efforts and potential effects of sequestration during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday. The Defense Department is cutting $480 billion from its budget over the next decade and that amount could swell to nearly $1 trillion if sequestration takes effect …

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