Lockheed Martin Celebrates A Year Of F-35 Successes

The 123rd aircraft is an F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant, built at the Cameri, Italy, Final Assembly and Checkout (FACO) facility and delivered to the Italian Air Force. In 2020, 74 F-35s were delivered to the United States military, 31 to international partner nations and 18 to Foreign Military Sales customers. In response to COVID-19 related … [Read more…]

Lockheed Martin LM-100J Commercial Freighter Receives FAA Type Certificate Update

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) LM-100J commercial freighter received its type design update certification from the Federal Aviation Administration on Nov. 15. This particular FAA certification allows the LM-100J to operate from any commercial airfield in the world. In 2014, Lockheed Martin announced it would update its existing FAA A1SO type … [Read more…]

Sikorsky Signs Five-Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawk Helicopters for U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 30, 2017 / — The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The multi-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. government compared with purchasing … [Read more…]

Sikorsky Signs Contract with Chilean Air Force for Six S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters

Robust military design, high hot performance, and C-130 transportability prove valuable discriminators STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 7, 2016 /Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT) has successfully concluded contract negotiations with the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile) for six S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters for the service’s medium-lift helicopter recapitalization program. When delivered in 2018, the … [Read more…]

Lockheed Martin Celebrates 25 years of Work on the Royal Navy’s Merlin Helicopter Programme

HAVANT, England, Oct. 17, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has led the celebrations to recognise the 25th anniversary of the Royal Navy’s Merlin anti-submarine and anti-surface helicopter. The original contract for the Merlin Mk1 helicopter was awarded on October 9, 1991. An event, held in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, brought together past and present members … [Read more…]

Final Australian MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter delivered to Royal Australian Navy

NOWRA, Australia, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), together with the U.S. Navy, ceremonially delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The hand-over occurred during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s purpose-built logistics and maintenance facility in Nowra which will house and maintain the new fleet. … [Read more…]

Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Achieves Milestone

STRATFORD, Conn., July 25, 2016 /– Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review (CDR), signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation. The joint Sikorsky/Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) VH-92A helicopter program team met in July with key collaborators from … [Read more…]

Lockheed Martin’s INFIRNO Sensor Makes First Flight on the BLACK HAWK Helicopter

ORLANDO, Fla., July 12, 2016 /– Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) INFIRNOTM sensor system recently completed its first flight on an H-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter. This successful Lockheed Martin-funded test validated INFIRNO’s ability to detect, identify and track targets from an airborne platform. The INFIRNO sensor, which was successfully integrated on the nose of the BLACK HAWK, … [Read more…]

U.S. Government, Lockheed Martin Announce C-130J Super Hercules Multiyear II Contract

(Photo: Todd R. McQueen/Lockheed Martin) MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 31, 2015 /– Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will deliver 78 C-130J Super Hercules to the U.S. government through a C-130J Multiyear II contract, which was announced by the U.S. government on Dec. 30, 2015. Yesterday, the Department of Defense announced the award of more than $1 billion in … [Read more…]

Pentagon says F-35 program on the right track

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) — Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Program Office say they’ve finished delivering jets for 2015, increasing their yield from last year by 25 percent. Joe DellaVedova, a spokesman with the F-35 office at the Pentagon, said 45 F-35s were delivered, which met Lockheed and the program office’s … [Read more…]