Articles by Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin awarded commercial Atlas launch contract

 Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lockheed Martin Corp., has been selected by EchoStar Corp. to provide commercial launch services for the EchoStar XIX communications satellite. The satellite is scheduled to launch in late 2016 on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. 


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New Lockheed Martin Center improves satellite sensing and communication technologies

 A new development center will advance satellite sensing and communication technologies, broadly known as Radio Frequency (RF) payloads, at the Lockheed Martin facility in Denver. The RF Payload Center of Excellence will focus on developing reconfigurable payloads and advancing satellite systems that many already rely on, from high-def television broadcasts to GPS transmissions and secure government communications. 


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Pentagon to purchase $47.5 billion of Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jets

For all its troubles, Lockheed Martin's F-35 joint stealth fighter remains a very popular warplane -- both here and abroad.

Over the next 60 years, Lockheed Martin aims to sell as many as 5,100 F-35s to customers around the globe. And as we just learned from DoDBuzz, one single Pentagon contract could bring Lockheed 10 percent of the way toward scoring that goal. 


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