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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Photo by Lockheed Martin.

Pension Tailwind, Strong Operating Performance Lift Lockheed Martin's First Quarter Earnings

Despite a decline in sales, Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday posted stronger than expected first…

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SI Deal For Most Of QNA Will More Than Double Company's Size

The SI Organization, a former business unit of defense contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT], said on…

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Lockheed Martin Expects Space Fence Award By Late May

Lockheed Martin [LMT], which along with Raytheon [RTN] is gunning for the Air Force’s multi-billion…

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The USS Taylor (FFG-50) is returning to the Black Sea following repairs. Photo: U.S. Navy

Frigate USS Taylor Repaired, Returning To Black Sea

A U.S. Navy frigate that was damaged after running aground in February has undergone repairs…

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The Marine Corps hopes to develop a system of interchangeable weapons parts with common interfaces so that raid teams can bring along right-sized weapons optimized for their missions, rather than calling in an F-35 with a more expensive weapon than is needed for the target.

Australia Extends Buys of F-35s To 72

Australia is signing up to buy an additional 58 of Lockheed Martin’s [LMT] F-35 Joint…

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COMSATCOM Policy Struggles Continue Between Providers, DoD

The Defense Department and commercial satellite communication (COMSATCOM) providers continue to disagree over how the…

The Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV). Photo by Northrop Grumman

DoD Reports Four Programs With Nunn-McCurdy Breaches

The Defense Department reported four programs in its 2013 Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) summary with…

The Marine Corps' short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B performs a vertical landing. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

DoD Reports Increase In F-35 Acquisition Costs

F-35 acquisition costs increased $7.4 billion over a year, up 1.9 percent from last year,…

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Photo: White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Army Requests Information From Industry On NIE Capability Gap Strategies

Industry has until May 9 to respond to four Requests for Information (RFI) to aid…

Optionally Piloted Black Hawk Demonstrator
Photo: Sikorsky

Army, Sikorsky Successfully Demonstrate 'Optionally Piloted’ Black Hawk Flight

With the Army, Sikorsky [UTX] has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a UH-60 Black…

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Photo: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin JLTV Rolls Up 100,000 Miles In EMD Testing

The Lockheed Martin [LMT] team April 21 said its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) has achieved…

The Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV). Photo by Northrop Grumman

DoD Reports Four Programs With Nunn-McCurdy Breaches

The Defense Department reported four programs in its 2013 Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) summary with…

The USS Taylor (FFG-50) is returning to the Black Sea following repairs. Photo: U.S. Navy

Frigate USS Taylor Repaired, Returning To Black Sea

A U.S. Navy frigate that was damaged after running aground in February has undergone repairs…

Rear Adm. Tom Kearney, vice commander of Naval Sea Systems Command and head of the Acquisition and Commonality Directorate (SEA 06)

NAVSEA Commonality Directorate Will Create Tools to Simplify Acquisition for Navy, Industry

Naval Sea Systems Command’s new Acquisition and Commonality Directorate (SEA 06) will aid government and…

Rear Adm. Lewis speaking at Defense Daily's open architecture conference last year. Photo by Dana Rene, special to Defense Daily.

Navy Shuffling Acquisition Commands; Rear. Adm. Lewis To Head SPAWAR

The Navy said Monday that Rear Adm. David Lewis, the program executive officer for ships…

The USS Donald Cook arriving in Rota, Spain. Photo: U.S. Navy

Navy Confident Of Design Process For Next Version of DDG-51 Destroyers

The Navy is confident it can transition to the next version of the Arleigh Burke-class…

ULA's Atlas V launch vehicle prior to the launch of the Air Force's GPS IIF-4 satellite. Photo: Air Force.

ULA Changes RD-180 Delivery Schedule From Annually To When Ready

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is changing its schedule for receiving the Russian-made RD-180 rocket engine…

Artist's rendering of a GPS III satellite. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Air Force Looking At Future PNT Technologies

The Air Force is looking at future types of precision, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies…

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Lockheed Martin Expects Space Fence Award By Late May

Lockheed Martin [LMT], which along with Raytheon [RTN] is gunning for the Air Force’s multi-billion…

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COMSATCOM Policy Struggles Continue Between Providers, DoD

The Defense Department and commercial satellite communication (COMSATCOM) providers continue to disagree over how the…

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House Armed Services Committee to Distribute NDAA Amendments Electronically This Year

The House Armed Services Committee will distribute amendments to its Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense…

Rollout of Atlas V GPS IIF-4, Cape Canaveral AFS

Blumenthal Excludes RD-180 From Call To End Military Purchases From Russia

A key lawmaker’s call to halt all buys of military equipment from Russia does not…

The A-10 Warthog. Photo: Air Force.

Lawmakers Vow Legislation To Prevent Air Force From Divesting A-10

A pair of lawmakers said Thursday they would introduce legislation to prevent the Air Force…

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee

HASC Discussing NDAA Language to Fund Ohio-Replacement Subs in Strategic Forces Fund

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md – As the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee begins…

Northrop Grumman Chairman, President and CEO Wes Bush. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Opens Year With Strong Earnings

Benefiting from a favorable tax settlement, pension income, improved operating performance and the repurchase of…

Boeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney. Photo: Boeing

Retirement Plan Charges Dent Boeing's Earnings But Core Results Strong

Boeing [BA] on Wednesday reported a double-digit decline in its first quarter net income stemming…

GD Chairman and CEO Phebe Novakovic. Photo: GD

Aerospace Business Powers GD To Solid First Quarter

Led by its Aerospace segment, General Dynamics [GD] on Wednesday posted a solid first quarter…

TALON Robot
Photo: QinetiQ

SI Deal For Most Of QNA Will More Than Double Company's Size

The SI Organization, a former business unit of defense contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT], said on…



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