U.S. Navy Orders More Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

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PHILIPPINE SEA (March 13, 2017) Cpl. Knickola Anaya, left, and Lance Cpl. Roberto Almanza, both assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), load a laser guided training round onto an AV-8B Harrier aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The ship and its expeditionary strike group are on a routine patrol operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance warfighting readiness and posture forward as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)

Archbald, Pa., May 15, 2018 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $23.1 million contract award from the U.S. Navy for follow-on production of Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTRs) to support the service’s Paveway™ II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) weapons training.

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DARPA SELECTS BAE SYSTEMS FOR OPTICAL SEEKER ON PRECISION MUNITIONS

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), through the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, has awarded BAE Systems a $13.1 million contract to demonstrate a new, cost-effective optical seeker for precision-guided munitions. The seeker is designed to improve navigation, as well as automate target location and homing, for different types of munitions that are used in GPS-denied and other contested environments.

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Images of War, SS Panzer Divisions On The Eastern Front, Rare Images From Wartime Archives

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A new addition to the highly popular Images of War Series. This book provides a pictorial review of the SS Panzer Divisions deployed to the Eastern Front. Once again, a superb selection of rare images from wartime archives is supported by clear introductory text and captions – Very Highly Recommended.


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At Close Quarters, An Illustrated History of the US Navy in the Vietnam War

The US involvement in Indo-China is often viewed as a disaster and the main focus has been on the US Army and US Marines ashore. This book provides a comprehensive review of the significant US Navy involvement, supported by a fantastic selection of excellent images – Most Highly Recommended.


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Always At War, Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62

Other authors have covered aspects of SAC, its people and equipment but this is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the establishment of SAC and its evolution through the Cold War. It is difficult to underestimate the importance of SAC in the winning of the Cold War with the Soviet Union – Strongly Recommended.


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Modernized Lockheed Martin Trident II D5 Missile Test Certifies Submarine for Patrol

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With the successful launch of two Trident II D5 Life Extension missiles built and upgraded by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Navy submarine USS Nebraska demonstrated the readiness of the crew and strategic weapon system. The test, known as Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28, took place in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California March 26.

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Lockheed Martin to Integrate its Tank Protection Technology for Testing on U.S. Army Vehicles

ORLANDO, Fla., March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a next-phase contract to continue maturing the Modular Active Protection Systems (MAPS) controller base kit hardware and software and to support government integration efforts ahead of platform demonstrations scheduled to take place through 2019.

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Lockheed Martin, Poland Sign Agreement for Hit-to-Kill PAC-3 MSE Missile

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE Missile launches in a recent test. (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin)

WARSAW, Poland, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today U.S. and Polish officials formalized an agreement for Poland to purchase Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. With today’s announcement, Poland becomes the fifth international customer to sign an agreement to procure PAC-3 MSE.

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