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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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USAF Tests New Tactical Data Link for Air Operations; Lt. Col. Bradley Rueter Quoted

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The U.S. Air Force has conducted a test of a new tactical data link designed to boost situational awareness across airmen, C4ISRnet reported Thursday. USAF's Air Mobility Command delivered high bandwidth and accelerated data processing with the data link in a test that took place Sunday.

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Lockheed Martin Receives 3rd Installment of $3B Multiyear Award from U.S. Government to To Deliver 50 C-130Js; Rod McLean Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Lockheed Martin its third multi-year award, with a total value of $3 billion, for the delivery of 50 C-130J Super Hercules, the company announced on Monday.

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DARPA Tests Multi-UAS Hard Dock, Recovery System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested a hard dock and recovery system as part of a program that aims to demonstrate an airborne platform to launch and recover multiple unmanned aerial systems. DARPA said Wednesday the separation and captive flight tests occurred at Yuma Proving Ground and marked a …

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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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