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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Nov
15
2018

Lockheed Martin Launches $30 Million STEM Scholarship Program

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BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.

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Nov
13
2018

Lockheed Martin Honors Three Wounded Veterans Through Scholarship Program

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FORT WORTH, - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) named 1st Lt. Victor Prato, retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Radetic, and retired Sgt. 1st Class Randy Nantz as the 2018 Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship awardees.

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Nov
13
2018

AlphaPilot AI Innovation Challenge Flies North To Canada

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OTTAWA, November 13, 2018 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that its recently launched AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge is officially live through the HeroX platform and ready to formally accept applications both in the United States and globally. The application process runs through February 28, 2019.

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Nov
06
2018

Lockheed Martin Successfully Integrates Advanced Radar System With Unmanned Aerostat

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AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2018 —Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed the successful integration of a Telephonics RDR-1700B radar onto a 74K aerostat for land and sea missions. This latest milestone follows Lockheed Martin’s successful integration of various payloads including radar sensors from Telephonics, Leonardo and Northrop Grumman as well as electro-optic / infra-red cameras from L-3 Wescam.

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Nov
06
2018

Sikorsky Wins $717 Million Award To Sustain Super Stallion And Sea Dragon Aircraft For The U.S. Marine Corps And U.S. Navy

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STRATFORD, Conn., - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was awarded a performance-based logistics contract with a value of $717 million. The contract will provide supply and logistics support to the entire fleet of in-service CH-53E Super Stallions and MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters. The H-53E is a battle proven heavy-lift helicopter continuing to support the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy in missions at home and around the world.

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Oct
31
2018

Lockheed Martin Challenges Students To Create The Future Of Flight

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BETHESDA, Md.,- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a new digital curriculum for high-school students, parents and educators as part of Generation Beyond, its free, online STEM education program used in thousands of U.S. classrooms. The new Generation Beyond: Aviation curriculum includes video challenges, a virtual field trip to Lockheed Martin's famous Skunk Works® and surprise STEM lab takeovers in select U.S. high schools.

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Oct
29
2018

U.S. Army Pilots Fly Autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter In First-Of-Its-Kind Demonstration

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FORT EUSTIS, Va., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter (OPV) through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The series of flights marked the first time that non-Sikorsky pilots operated the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), a modified S-76B commercial helicopter, as an OPV aircraft.

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Oct
22
2018

LifePort Announces AeroSled Upgrade At AMTC

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PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced an AeroSled TS product upgrade today at the annual Air Medical Transport Conference. The design is based on feedback from the operator community and will significantly increase the durability of medical stretchers used on board civilian helicopters. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Oct
19
2018

Sikorsky Operator Marks Safe Flight Milestone With S-76® Helicopters

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ORLANDO, Florida, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized American Express’ corporate flight department for achieving 8,000 hours of safe flight with its fleet of S-76 helicopters. The event took place during the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition.

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Oct
04
2018

Sikorsky S-97 Raider Exceeds 200 Knots As Company Prepares Proposal For U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikorsky S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter is advancing rapidly through its flight test schedule, recently exceeding 200 knots at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center. Raider, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, is based on the company's proven X2 Technology, enabling speeds twice that of conventional helicopters.

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Sep
25
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN NAMES DR. ROBERT MULLINS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE STRATEGY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT; STEPHANIE HILL NAMED ROTARY AND MISSION SYSTEMS DEPUTY EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Posted by jhadmin

BETHESDA, Md., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Robert Mullins senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Business Development and a corporate officer. Mullins succeeds Stephanie Hill, who has been appointed deputy executive vice president, Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS). Both appointments are effective October 8, 2018.

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Sep
18
2018

SIKORSKY HH-60W COMBAT RESCUE HELICOPTER WEAPONS SYSTEM, OPERATIONAL FLIGHT TRAINERS IN FINAL ASSEMBLY

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STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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Sep
10
2018

SIKORSKY BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER MARKS ITS FIRST 40 YEARS OF SERVICE AND PREPARES FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS OF OPERATION

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STRATFORD, Conn., – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has kicked off its campaign marking the 40th anniversary of the Black Hawk helicopter, an iconic aircraft that is poised to continue to support military and search and rescue efforts around the world for decades to come with ongoing technology enhancements.

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Sep
06
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN AND DRONE RACING LEAGUE LAUNCH GROUNDBREAKING AI INNOVATION CHALLENGE

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SAN FRANCISCO, -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Drone Racing League (DRL) today announced an innovation competition, challenging teams to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will enable an autonomous drone to race a pilot-operated drone – and win. Participating teams will compete in a series of challenges for their share of over $2 million in prizes.

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Aug
27
2018

SIKORSKY HONORED AT NGAUS CONFERENCE FOR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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Straford, Conn., – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was presented with the BG William W. Spruance Legacy Award at the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 140th General Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans. The award is the highest given by the National Guard Education Foundation (NGEF) and is presented to individuals and companies that have demonstrated impactful contribution, service and devotion to the NGEF and its mission of disseminating the National Guard’s story and raising awareness of its heritage and enduring contributions to the nation.

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Aug
21
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN RECOGNIZES SUPPLIERS FOR EXEMPLARY PERFORMANCE

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WASHINGTON, – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recognized eight suppliers contributing to its Rotary and Mission Systems business area’s products and services in 2018.

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Aug
08
2018

CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky Sending Students to CHC’s Safety & Quality Summit

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IRVING, TX – CHC Helicopter, along with long-standing Summit sponsor and supporter Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, have selected the winners of two grants for aviation students to attend the 14th CHC Safety & Quality Summit this October in Dallas.

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Aug
08
2018

THAI AVIATION SERVICES S-76D™ FLEET ACHIEVES 10,000 FLIGHT HOURS

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn., Aug. 8, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years.

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Jul
18
2018

SIKORSKY HONORS UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY

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FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today celebrated 35 years of partnership with the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and honored recent heroic lifesaving efforts of the MCA. A recognition ceremony took place at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Jul
18
2018

LONGBOW LLC AWARDED $170 MILLION IN ORDERS FOR APACHE AH-64E FIRE CONTROL RADAR SYSTEMS

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FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers.

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Jul
17
2018

SIKORSKY DELIVERS FIRST BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO FIRE-RESCUE DEPARTMENT

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COATESVILLE, Penn., - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has delivered an S-70 Black Hawk helicopter to the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. When modified by a third party as a FIREHAWK® helicopter with a 1,000-gallon belly tank, retractable snorkel, extended landing gear and rescue hoist, the City of San Diego will have a multirole platform with the speed to more quickly find and extinguish wildfires, perform rescue missions, and deliver initial medical care across the city and neighboring counties.

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Jul
16
2018

SIKORSKY SECURES SALE OF S-76D™ HELICOPTER IN INDIA

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ARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced the sale of an S-76D™ aircraft to the Government of Maharashtra in India. The announcement came during the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Jun
07
2018

SIKORSKY CONTINUES CUSTOMER SUPPORT FOCUS WITH NEW PARTS SUPPLY SITE AND S-92 BLADE REPAIR CAPABILITY

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RIO DE JANEIRO, June 7, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced the relocation and expansion of its Brazil-based forward stocking location (FSL) at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local operator CEOs and Sikorsky officials. The strategic decision positions Sikorsky products closer to operators and further bolsters the company’s dedication to maximizing customers’ fleet availability.

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May
23
2018

CAL FIRE PLACES PURCHASE ORDER FOR FIREHAWK® AIRCRAFT

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DENVER, CO, May 23, 2018 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today received a purchase order from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for the acquisition of a new Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk aircraft, to be modified into FIREHAWK® firefighting configuration by United Rotorcraft. This aircraft will be the latest firefighting tool put into service with CAL FIRE to protect property and the citizens of California.

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May
22
2018

SIKORSKY AND CANADA'S DND RECEIVE AHS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR SUCCESSFUL CH-148 CYCLONE HELICOPTER SHIPBOARD TESTS

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PHOENIX, -- AHS International has recognized Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for "conducting an extraordinary international effort" to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation of the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter from a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate. The award cites successful expansion of the flight envelop to Sea State 6 conditions, where waves reached a height of six meters (20 feet) with winds up to 55 knots (100 km/hour or 63 mph)

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May
22
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN STALKER XE UPGRADED WITH NEW VTOL LAUNCH AND LANDING CAPABILITY

Posted by jhadmin

PALMDALE, Calif., May. 22, 2018 – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Stalker eXtended Endurance (XE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been upgraded with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. This new option gives users greater mission flexibility allowing them to operate the system in more austere locations.

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May
03
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN SMALL QUADROTOR UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM UPGRADED WITH HIGH RESOLUTION THERMAL IMAGING CAPABILITY

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DENVER, – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Indago 3, a small quadrotor unmanned aerial system has been upgraded with high resolution infrared sensors capable of day or night operations.

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Apr
30
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN’S CEO HIGHLIGHTS ‘PARTNERSHIPS WITH PURPOSE’ AT GLOBAL AEROSPACE SUMMIT

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ABu Dhabi, UAE, APRIL 30, 2018 – Collaborations that focus on shared opportunity, growth and progress are critical for global security, said the Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin at the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi today.

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Apr
25
2018

CANADA CERTIFIES INCREASED GROSS WEIGHT FOR S-92 HELICOPTERS

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STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today Canadian certification for the expanded gross weight capability option for new S-92® helicopters. The option increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds, allowing operators to carry an additional 1,200 pounds of payload. This capability was first certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2015.

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