London Shooting Club Cancels all Grouse shooting for this year


The London shooting Club have cancelled all their grouse shooting for this year until further notice. Following a record year last year it is eastimated that 70% of shooting this year will need to be cancelled. Prolonged extreme weather ‘the worst in living memory’ have reduced some covey sizes to 2 or 3 birds rather than the hoped for 7 -10.

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Lockheed Martin and Weibel Scientific A/S Partner for Ballistic Missile Defense Project Execution


Team will design, develop, test and verify Weibel Gap-Filling Tracking Radar for use in regional and homeland defense

Roskilde, Denmark, August 17, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Weibel Scientific A/S entered a partnership to apply Weibel’s legacy in radar systems to ballistic missile defense (BMD) by creating the Gap-Filling Tracking Radar (GFTR).

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Taiwan Becomes 20th International Customer for Lockheed Martin’s Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod


ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2015 – Taiwan’s Air Force recently selected Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for its F-16 aircraft, becoming the 20th international customer to choose Sniper ATP to fulfill precision attack requirements.

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Lockheed Martin Expands Cruise Missile Production Facility


Customers and community officials join Lockheed Martin representatives in opening the expansion of its Pike Country cruise missile factory. From left: Charles Ingram, Manager of Whaley Construction; Randy O’Neal, Vice President Production Operations at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control; Colonel Chris Athearn, U.S. Air Force Long Range Systems Division; Frank St. John, Vice President of Tactical Missiles/Combat Maneuver Systems at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control; U.S. Navy Captain Tim Hill, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Deployment Office; Pat Sunderlin, Vice President for Operations at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control; Jason A. Reeves, Mayor of Troy; Defense Contract Management Agency Commander Colonel Jeff Phillips. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Alabama and Lockheed Martin officials mark the opening of the company’s cruise missile annex with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

TROY, Ala., Aug. 12, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) celebrated the opening of its cruise missile annex with a ribbon cutting ceremony today at its Pike County Operations facility in Troy, Alabama. Customers, state officials and community leaders joined employees in opening the annex, which will support an increase in U.S. and international orders.

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Paul Allen-led team recovers bell from HMS Hood; Eskola to take reins as President and CEO of Wartsila

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Paul Allen-led team recovers bell from HMS Hood
August 11, 2015—A research team led by U.S. philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen successfully recovered the bell of the battlecruiser HMS Hood on August 7 in the Denmark Strait. The HMS Hood was sunk in 1941 during World War II during a sea battle with the Bismarck. Some 1,415 men were lost when the HMS Hood was sunk.

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Rockwell Collins Delivers First Gen III F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System; Sen. Joni Ernst ‘Flies’ the Most Advanced Multi-role Aircraft in the World

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Iowa Senator Joni Ernst “flies” the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II demonstrator at an event Tuesday at Rockwell Collins






Technology is integral to the function of the F-35 Lightning II jet fighter, providing unprecedented situational awareness for pilots

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 11, 2015) – Sen. Joni Ernst, Lockheed Martin and Rockwell Collins executives commemorated the delivery of the first Gen III F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) today. In addition to the HMDS, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II demonstrator was on site at the Cedar Rapids headquarters of Rockwell Collins for Sen. Ernst to get a first-hand experience of “flying” the military’s most advanced fighter jet following the delivery ceremony.

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