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Lockheed Wraps Up USS Cooperstown Acceptance Tests

USS Cooperstown

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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Lockheed Martin Partners with Aerojet Rocketdyne Under NGI Contract; Sarah Reeves, Eileen Drake Quoted

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Lockheed Martin has partnered with Aerojet Rocketdyne on a proposal to compete for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) contract for The Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Lockheed Martin has offered an interceptor that will address all elements of environmental survivability. Aerojet Rocketdyne will power Lockheed Martin’s primary propulsion to address all U.S. Northern Command challenges.

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Lockheed Martin Names Subcontractors for OpFires Program; Steven Botwinik Quoted

Steven Botwinik

Lockheed Martin, prime contractor on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program, has announced the company’s subcontractors on the program to advance hypersonic technologies. "OpFires is well-suited to address the Army’s Medium Range Strategic Fires needs,” said Steven Botwinik, director of Tactical and Strike Missiles Advanced Programs. 

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NASA-Lockheed X-59 Supersonic Jet Now Under Assembly

X-59 Supersonic Jet

NASA and Lockheed Martin Skunkworks are assembling an upcoming supersonic aircraft designed to perform quiet flights. The X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft is under construction at a Lockheed-owned facility in Palmdale, California. QueSST would collect data on how quiet the aircraft would appear to the public during flights. 

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Deliver LUSV Study for US Navy; Joe DePietro, Richard McCreary Quoted

Joe DePietro

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $7 million contract to deliver a study for a proven, integrated and capable payload ship that will be able to patrol for extended durations, under the U.S. Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) competition, Lockheed Martin reported on Thursday. 

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Lockheed Martin Awards BAE Systems Contract to Deliver Electronic Warfare Systems

F-35 Lightning II

Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to produce and deliver additional electronic warfare (EW) systems for Lot 15, Lot 16 long lead, sustainment spares and retro fit kits for the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II, BAE Systems reported on Monday. Under the contract, BAE Systems will provide advanced situational awareness and threat response capabilities. 

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