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Stories about: Lockheed Martin

U-2 Dragon Lady Spy Plane Gets New Computer and Displays, Flies Them for the First Time
U-2 Dragon Lady Spy Plane Gets New Computer and Displays, Flies Them for the First Time

27 Sep 2023, 07:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin announced the first test flight of a U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane equipped with the Avionics Tech Refresh (ATR) upgrades

 
HIMARS-Fired Lockheed Rocket Doubles the Range of America's Mighty Punch
HIMARS-Fired Lockheed Rocket Doubles the Range of America's Mighty Punch

1 Sep 2023, 15:41 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced the completion of a new series of tests of the Extended Range Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

 
Lockheed Martin's DRACO Nuclear Spacecraft Will Be Insane, Set To Orbit By 2027
Lockheed Martin's DRACO Nuclear Spacecraft Will Be Insane, Set To Orbit By 2027

2 Aug 2023, 17:17 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Reducing transit time is vital for human missions to Mars to limit a crew's exposure to radiation," declared Kirk Shireman.

 
NASA Moves Supersonic Test Plane in Position for Ground Trials, Flights to Come Soon After
NASA Moves Supersonic Test Plane in Position for Ground Trials, Flights to Come Soon After

6 Jul 2023, 08:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA and Lockheed Martin move the X-59 QueSST supersonic test aircraft to the flight line, they're getting ready to start ground tests

 
America's Next-Gen Aerial Tanker Will Be Powered by General Electric Engines
America's Next-Gen Aerial Tanker Will Be Powered by General Electric Engines

7 Jun 2023, 15:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin announced this week it decided which of the available engines will power America's next aerial tanker, the LMXT

 
U.S. Navy Getting Hypersonic Strike Capability, Zumwalt-Class Destroyers Front and Center
U.S. Navy Getting Hypersonic Strike Capability, Zumwalt-Class Destroyers Front and Center

20 Feb 2023, 10:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Navy selected Lockheed Martin to supply hypersonic weapons system for the Zumwalt-class destroyers, they should become operational in 2025

 
AI Smarter Than Google’s Bard Flies Modified F-16 Fighting Falcon Aircraft for Hours
AI Smarter Than Google’s Bard Flies Modified F-16 Fighting Falcon Aircraft for Hours

14 Feb 2023, 13:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced a test flight that marked the first time AI engaged on a tactical aircraft, more to follow this year

 
Apache Helicopter Fires Two Spike NLOS Missiles, Will Start Using Them From 2024
Apache Helicopter Fires Two Spike NLOS Missiles, Will Start Using Them From 2024

3 Feb 2023, 09:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin tested Spike Non-Line-of-Sight missiles fired from an Apache helicopter, V6 fleet to get these weapons next year

 
Brand New F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70 Takes to the Sky First Time, Not in U.S. Colors
Brand New F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70 Takes to the Sky First Time, Not in U.S. Colors

25 Jan 2023, 11:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced the maiden flight of the first brand new F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70 for the Kingdom of Bahrain

 
This Is the 5,000th Black Hawk Helicopter Ever Made, Will Serve With the U.S. Army
This Is the 5,000th Black Hawk Helicopter Ever Made, Will Serve With the U.S. Army

23 Jan 2023, 10:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The U.S. Army, the largest Black Hawk helicopter operator in the world, just got delivery of the 5,000th unit of the breed

 
Fresh McLaren and Skunk Works Partnership Will Mix the Worlds of Aviation and Automotive
Fresh McLaren and Skunk Works Partnership Will Mix the Worlds of Aviation and Automotive

12 Dec 2022, 17:17 UTC · By: Mircea Mazuru / The companies are collaborating to explore futuristic design using Skunk Works' cutting-edge technologies and McLaren's expertise

 
Artemis I Is Still on Earth, NASA to Pay $2 Billion for Artemis VI-VIII Orion Spacecraft
Artemis I Is Still on Earth, NASA to Pay $2 Billion for Artemis VI-VIII Orion Spacecraft

21 Oct 2022, 09:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin said this week it was awarded a $1.9 billion contract from NASA to make Orion spacecraft for Artemis VI-VIII missions

 
American HIMARS Fires New Extended Range Guided Rocket, Almost Ready for the Battlefield
American HIMARS Fires New Extended Range Guided Rocket, Almost Ready for the Battlefield

11 Oct 2022, 09:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin once more tested the Extended-Range Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System, successful tests means production can begin

 
F-35 Gets Deadlier With Next-Gen War Drones: Speed Racer, a $100M Lockheed Martin Project
F-35 Gets Deadlier With Next-Gen War Drones: Speed Racer, a $100M Lockheed Martin Project

18 Sep 2022, 14:12 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The next military drone is an AI-operated, multiple-scenario ability aircraft that can partner with piloted fighters and provide various mission support

 
High-Power Tactical Laser to Make Short Work of Future Threats to America
High-Power Tactical Laser to Make Short Work of Future Threats to America

16 Sep 2022, 12:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced the delivery of its most powerful laser to date, to be included in a new weapons system

 
F-22 Raptor: How To Deliver Democracy at Mach 2 and 6,000 Rounds per Minute
F-22 Raptor: How To Deliver Democracy at Mach 2 and 6,000 Rounds per Minute

7 Sep 2022, 20:40 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The absolute expression of U.S. Air Force dominance, the F/A-22 Raptor had its first flight on this day, at the closing of the past millennium

 
Interview: Apollo vs Orion, The Key Differences Explained by Lockheed Martin Personnel
Interview: Apollo vs Orion, The Key Differences Explained by Lockheed Martin Personnel

28 Aug 2022, 01:28 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Say hello to Jacquline Acuna, Electrical Test Engineer for Lockheed Martin's Orion Spacecraft, and Gary Napier, spokesperson for Lockheed Martin.

 
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare

19 Aug 2022, 15:33 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / HELIOS is a light, compact, and powerful laser aiming at close-range small targets that are too fast for conventional countermeasure weapons

 
Shooting Down a Cruise Missile With a Laser Is Nothing Like in the Movies, Here's Proof
Shooting Down a Cruise Missile With a Laser Is Nothing Like in the Movies, Here's Proof

12 Aug 2022, 09:44 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin released a video of a February test of a cruise missile-disabling laser system, entire procedure far less spectacular than expected

 
New Ballistic Missile Killer Comms System Works in Harsh Conditions, Tests Show
New Ballistic Missile Killer Comms System Works in Harsh Conditions, Tests Show

10 Aug 2022, 07:36 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin announced it has successfully tested the prototype communications radio technology for the Next Generation Interceptor, and it works