Tag: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin launches new F-16 production line in Greenville
F-16 tooling and equipment previously in Fort Worth, Texas, has since been installed in a newly-refurbished hangar in Greenville. Lockheed Martin hosted a ceremony to celebrate its new F-16 production line in Greenville, South Carolina. F-16 tooling and equipment previously in Fort Worth, Texas, has since been installed in a newly-refurbished hangar...
Lockheed Martin is ready to offer to the Bulgarian Government spare parts, simulators and service till the end of the life cycle of the F-16V Lockheed Martin has offered to sell its F-16V to the Bulgarian government. A representative from the company announced the offer at the Arena di Serdica Boutique Hotel in Sofia on Sep. 18. James Robins, Lockheed Martin's...
Lockheed Martin to develop high power laser system for tactical fighter jet
"The development of high power laser systems show laser weapon system technologies are becoming real. The technologies are ready to be produced, tested and deployed on aircraft, ground vehicles and ships," Dr. Rob Afzal, senior fellow of laser weapon systems at Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin has secured a $26.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to...
The LM-100J is the 17th different mission capability developed for the C-130J Super Hercules and it is an updated version of the L-100 cargo aircraft, which Lockheed Martin produced from 1964-1992 LM-100J commercial freighter program recently marked yet another successful achievement with the first flight of the second production LM-100J cargo plane on Oct. 11, 2017. "The flight was outstanding and...
Lokcheed Martin to upgrade U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F’s IRST21 sensor
IRST21 flies mounted in the F/A-18E/F's centerline fuel tank Lockheed Martin has secured two contracts from Boeing to upgrade its IRST21 sensor system for use on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F fleet. The company says $100 million will be spent “developing advanced software, performing hardware upgrades and delivering prototypes.” According to a Lockheed Martin news release, these efforts will further enhance IRST21's proven...
F-15C IRST system will be Lockheed Martin Legion Pod
Lockheed Martin will deliver its first Legion Pod for the program in 2018, with additional deliveries planned for 2019 Boeing has selected Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod as the Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C fleet. An engineering, manufacturing, development and production contract for Legion Pod will be awarded by Boeing in 2018. Lockheed Martin will produce...
Bahrain could buy 19 F-16V fighter aircraft
Moreover 20 F-16 Block 40 aircraft already in service with Royal Bahraini Air Force will be upgraded to F-16V configuration The Trump administration has given Bahrain the clearance to buy 19 new Lockheed Martin F-16V fighter aircraft for around $2.785 billion. Transmittal No: 16-59 from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency also confirmed the upgrade of 20 F-16 Block 40 aircraft already...
Last F-16 ever to be produced at Fort Worth
Lockheed Martin has decided to move the F-16 production line from Forth Worth, to Greenville, South Carolina at the end of the year Brought to my attention by Earl Belz and Tim Murphy, two readers of The Aviation Geek Club, the interesting photo in this post shows an Iraqi Air Force F-16 which actually is the last Viper ever to...
The VH-92A will enter into service in 2020 and will transport the president and vice president of the United States and other officials Lockheed Martin has now disclosed that the VH-92A presidential helicopter has made its maiden flight on Jul. 28. The flight took place at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut and signals the start of the 250 hour flight test...
Meanwhile the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's SDD phase The Lockheed Martin F-35's fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours, the company announced in a press release on Jul. 24, 2017. Meanwhile the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase. "This 100K milestone...

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