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U.S. Air Force IT award to Lockheed

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has given Lockheed Martin a $791 million contract to provide IT services on its Global Combat Support System program.

MEADS testing moves forward

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- MEADS International's air defense system is progressing to test flight stage beginning in November in New Mexico, the company said.

Lockheed's JAGM seeker extensively tested

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin's offering for the U.S. Army's Joint Air-to-Ground Missile seeker competition has surpassed 8,600 hours of testing.

Lockheed contracted for Air Force trainers

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin will deliver four weapons systems trainers and provide management and engineering services for a U.S. Air Force C-130J program.

Lockheed delivers sixth C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin delivered the sixth of 28 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to crews of the 317th Airlift Group Dyess U.S. Air Force Base in Texas.

Lockheed touts satellite performance

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. company Lockheed Martin's first A2100 communications satellite has achieved its 15-year design life of on-orbit service.

U.S. Air Force orders GBU-12 kits

ARCHBALD, Pa., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has given Lockheed Martin a $100.5 million contract to produce paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb Kits.

Tactical satcomm system tested

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has completed thermal vacuum testing of the U.S. Navy's first Mobile User Objective System satellite.

K-MAX cargo UAS evaluated

YUMA, Ariz., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A Lockheed Martin-led team successfully completed a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment for the U.S. Navy's Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems program.

Force protection submits TAPV offering

LADSON, S.C., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. company Force Protection Inc. has submitted its bid and test vehicle to Canada for the Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle project.

Norway seeks P-3 upgrades

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Norway is seeking various support systems for four P-3C aircraft.
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A visitor walks past a US made Lockheed Martin army surface to surface missile on the opening day of the Eurosatory international exhibition for Land and Land-air Defene in Villepinte, north of Paris, June 12, 2006. The show is to run until June 16. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is an American global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company with worldwide interests. It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Lockheed Martin employs 140,000 people worldwide. Robert J. Stevens is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Lockheed Martin is one of the world's largest defense contractors; In 2009, 74% of Lockheed Martin's revenues came from military sales.[1] It received 7.1% of the funds paid out by the Pentagon.[2] Lockheed Martin operates in four business segments. These comprise, with respective percentages of 2009 total net sales of $45.2 billion, Aeronautics (27%), Electronic Systems (27%), Information Systems & Global Solutions (27%), and Space Systems (19%). In 2009 US Government contracts accounted for $38.4 billion (85%), foreign government contracts $5.8 billion (13%), and commercial and other contracts $0.9 billion (2%).[3] In both 2009 and 2008 the company topped the list of US Federal Contractors. The company has received the Collier Trophy six times. Most recently (in 2001) for being part of developing the X-35/F-35B LiftFan Propulsion System,[4][5][6] and again in 2006 for leading the team that developed the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.

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