Showing posts with label Lockheed Martin Corporation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lockheed Martin Corporation. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander

Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander

Article Excerpt: "... Blue Origin executives said that the system has been proposed for NASA’s use under the terms of the space agency’s NextSTEP-2 Appendix H solicitation. NASA is expected to select at least a couple of landing systems for further development in January. The systems that are ultimately selected would serve as key elements in NASA’s Artemis program..."

Reference: www.geekwire.com

Monday, September 16, 2019

Lockheed Martin Makes Northern Alabama Flagship for Hypersonic Strike Work

The Next Big Thing: Lockheed Martin Makes Northern Alabama Flagship for Hypersonic Strike Work

Article Excerpt: "... This decision brings 72 new jobs to Courtland and 200 new jobs to Huntsville over the next three years with additional job growth expected..."

Reference: businessinsider.com

Saturday, August 3, 2019

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts

Article Excerpt: "... The testing of a compact hydrogen generator for inflatable heat shields, which could help deliver larger payloads to Mars, comes in a deal with Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and Anasphere Inc. of Bozeman, Mont..."

Reference: www.upi.com

Sunday, July 21, 2019

VP Pence reaffirms administration support for "moon-first" strategy

Pence reaffirms administration support for "moon-first" strategy

Article Excerpt: "... He also said the administration strongly supports continued development of the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift booster, built by Boeing and managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the Lockheed Martin-built Orion crew capsule that will carry astronauts to the moon..."

Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Thursday, December 20, 2018

SpaceX Rocket Launch Delayed for the Third Time This Week

SpaceX Rocket Launch Delayed for the Third Time This Week

Article Excerpt: "...Standing down today due to weather. Vehicle and payload remain in good health. Working toward the next best launch opportunity; will announce a new launch date once confirmed on the Range. pic.twitter.com/OZaPqaTOFw
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) December 20, 2018..."

Reference: www.popularmechanics.com

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket's first national security mission

SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket's first national security mission

Article Excerpt: "... The launch of the Lockheed Martin-designed GPS III SV01, named Vespucci, is the first step in a longterm plan to upgrade the GPS satellite constellation managed by the United States Air Force's Global Positioning Systems Wing ..."

Reference: www.upi.com

Monday, July 16, 2018

Lockheed Martin To Help UK Space Agency Build First Commercial Spaceport; Launch First Orbital Rocket

Lockheed Martin To Help UK Space Agency Build First Commercial Spaceport; Launch First Orbital Rocket

Article Excerpt: "... The countdown to the first orbital rocket launch from UK soil has officially begun," said Patrick Wood, Lockheed Martin's UK Country Executive for Space. "The UK Government has stated its desire to grow the UK's space sector to ten percent of the global space economy by 2030. We are proud to be selected to help them achieve this goal. This initiative will not only spark advancements in science and innovation, it will create new opportunities for current and future UK-based suppliers to become part of the next space age ..."

Reference: www.prnewswire.com

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lockheed Martin donated $200,000 to Project Lead The Way for elementary schools in the Huntsville City School System

Lockheed Martin Donates $200K To Bring Science And Technology Program To All Huntsville City Elementary Schools

Article Excerpt: "... This grant makes Huntsville City Schools the largest school district in Alabama that has implemented Project Lead The Way in all of its elementary, middle and high schools. With more than 23,000 students, the district also is one of the few of its size in the United States with 100 percent implementation of Project Lead The Way, the nation's leading provider of STEM programs. ..."

Reference: www.marketwatch.com

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Chandler/May, Inc of Huntsville aquired by Lockheed Martin

Press Release http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/news/press-releases/2012/november/1113hq-chandler-may.html

Lockheed Martin Acquires Chandler/May, Inc.

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced the acquisition of Chandler/May, Inc., a company that specializes in the design, development, integration, manufacturing, and support of fully integrated mission critical systems for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C4ISR) missions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not material to Lockheed Martin’s results of operations.

As a proven ground control station integrator, Chandler/May, Inc. has delivered hundreds of integrated command and control shelters and portable ground control stations in support of U.S. Army UAS programs. They have produced more than 2,200 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including the Desert Hawk UAV, a program for which Chandler/May, Inc. is a supplier to Lockheed Martin. Chandler/May, Inc. has also developed a fully integrated UAS, consisting of the Fury® UAV, SharkFin® Mission & Flight Control System and Tactical Air Vehicle Control System (TACS) ground control station. Chandler/May, Inc. has facilities in Huntsville, Ala, and San Luis Obispo, Calif.

“This acquisition expands our offerings in support of our customers’ increased emphasis on advanced unmanned systems for the C4ISR missions,” said Bob Stevens, Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO. “This acquisition is consistent with our goal to maintain a portfolio of technologically advanced options that will generate value for both our customers and our shareholders.”

“At Chandler/May, we have developed a highly talented workforce and created a portfolio of innovative products supporting our defense and intelligence customers,” said Jesse May, Chandler/May, Inc. President. “Joining Lockheed Martin is a logical step to expand our current offerings and provides opportunities to reach additional customers.”

Chandler/May, Inc. will become part of Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2) business. MS2 has experience in the area of unmanned systems including the K-MAX unmanned helicopter, Desert Hawk UAV, and Persistent Threat Detection System aerostats.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation’s net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.

Lockheed Martin Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements in this release about future actions and the consequences of these actions are “forward-looking statements” and are based on Lockheed Martin’s current expectations and assumptions. Forward-looking statements in this release include, but are not limited to, the potential for growth as result of the transaction. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our ability to successfully integrate the business and generate synergies, the resolution or continuation of the current budget crisis that may lead to changes in funding levels or changes in customer needs and priorities, the ability to attract and retain a skilled workforce in an uncertain funding environment, as well as other risks and uncertainties described from time to time in Lockheed Martin's Form 10-K, including under the caption “Risk Factors”, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information in this release is as of Nov. 13, 2012. Lockheed Martin disclaims any duty to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events, actual results or changes in expectations. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Lockheed Martin’s business, please refer to the Corporation’s SEC filings, which may be obtained at the Corporation’s website: http://www.lockheedmartin.com.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Huntsville: Final proposal revision for Lockheed Medium-range Ballistic Missile Targets contract

Lockheed Martin Submits Final Proposal For Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Targets

Article Excerpt: "... Lockheed Martin performs Targets and Countermeasures program management and engineering in Huntsville and production in Courtland, Ala. The Lockheed Martin-led team for Medium-range Ballistic Missile targets includes: Cummings Aerospace, Huntsville; Davidson Technologies Inc., Huntsville; IERUS Technologies Inc., Huntsville; and Orbital Sciences Corporation, Chandler, Ariz...."

Reference: The Sacramento Bee

Monday, March 28, 2011

Lockheed Martin Corporation opens Huntsville Integrated Test (HIT) Center

Lockheed Martin Opens Test Center

Article Excerpt: "...Lockheed Martin Corporation formally opened the Huntsville Integrated Test (HIT) Center in Huntsville, Alabama that will help the company to carry out cost-effective and realistic testing of full-scale missile defense systems in a laboratory environment. ..."

Reference: www.zacks.com