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14 novembre 2014 5 14 /11 /novembre /2014 12:20
Lockheed contracts Trust Automation for additional AN / TPQ-53 automation systems

The AN / TPQ-53 counterfire target acquisition radar of the US Army. Photo: US Army.

 

13 November 2014 army-technology.com

 

Trust Automation has been awarded a contract to supply additional motion control systems for the AN / TPQ-53 (Q-53) counterfire target-acquisition radar system.

 

Awarded by Lockheed Martin, the contract represents the fourth low-rate initial production award for the rugged and advanced vehicle automation system.

 

The system is designed to automatically level out the vehicle that hosts the radar, and then raise and rotate the counterfire radar.

 

Trust Automation chief executive officer Ty Safreno said: "Trust Automation has been providing industry-leading power density, accuracy and reliability for the electro-mechanical control systems needed for the next generation of DoD heavy military equipment, including the AN / TPQ-53, since 2008.

 

"Due to the continued success of the AN / TPQ-53 delivered systems by Trust Automation, a fourth contract has been awarded."

 

Manufactured by Lockheed, the AN / TPQ-53 is a quick-reaction capability mobile radar system, designed to detect, classify and track in-flight projectiles fired from mortar, artillery and rocket systems, using a 90° or continuous 360° sector search.

 

With improved operational and physical functionality compared with existing AN / TPQ 36 radars systems, it provides target location of indirect fire systems with sufficient accuracy, enabling more effective detection and counter-battery actions in the battlefield.

 

Mounted on a 5t truck, the solid-state phased-array radar can be rapidly deployed, automatically levelled and remotely controlled with a laptop computer or from a fully equipped climate-controlled command vehicle.

 

Previously designated as the EQ-36, the Q-53 radars have been deployed by the US Army during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

The contract's value and additional details, including the number of systems ordered and delivery schedule, remain undisclosed.

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8 novembre 2014 6 08 /11 /novembre /2014 12:20
F-35C Lightning II Conducts Developmental Testing aboard USS Nimitz

 

6 nov. 2014 US Navy

 

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 4, 2014) F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighters launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of San Diego. The launches and recoveries are part of initial at-sea Developmental Testing I (DT-I) for the F-35C, which commenced Nov. 3 and is expected to last two weeks. The F-35C is the carrier variant (CV) of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter designed for the U.S. Navy as a first-day-of-war, survivable strike fighter complement to the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. (U.S. Navy video/Released)

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7 novembre 2014 5 07 /11 /novembre /2014 17:20
First Days of F-35C Sea Trials Aboard the USS Nimitz


7 nov. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant commenced initial at-sea Developmental Testing I (DT-1) off the coast of San Diego on November 3. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1qq8ifx

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7 novembre 2014 5 07 /11 /novembre /2014 16:20
First F-35 Catapult Launch Aboard USS Nimitz

 

7 nov. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant completes the first catapult launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off the coast of San Diego during initial at-sea Developmental Testing I (DT-1). Learn how the F-35C operates at sea: http://bit.ly/10yEQOy

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3 novembre 2014 1 03 /11 /novembre /2014 07:20
First F-35B Hover in Fort Worth


31 oct. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

For the first time in the history of the F-35 program, our test pilots performed a hover in a B-model aircraft at the Fort Worth, Texas F-35 factory. Learn more about the F-35B and how it hovers: http://bit.ly/1DDREz2

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22 octobre 2014 3 22 /10 /octobre /2014 07:20
Inside the F-35 Cockpit Simulator


20 oct. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

Ever wonder what it's like to fly the F-35? Kenn Cooper, a senior specialist in simulation for the F-35 Lightning II, has helped everyone from kids to kings to see how it feels to fly our 5th Generation aircraft. Learn more about F-35 training and simulation: http://www.f35.com/training

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16 octobre 2014 4 16 /10 /octobre /2014 16:20
A2100 Satellite Dual Launch Animation


15 oct. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

Two Lockheed Martin A2100 satellites can be launched to orbit aboard a single rocket using a unique side-by-side dual configuration that cuts launch costs without sacrificing payload capability. Side-by-side launch is the only GEO dual configuration that accommodates large earth-facing antennas aboard each satellite.

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14 octobre 2014 2 14 /10 /octobre /2014 16:20
USS Detroit (LCS 7) - photo  Lockheed Martin

USS Detroit (LCS 7) - photo Lockheed Martin



13 oct. 2014 LockheedMartinVideos

 

As the Detroit (LCS 7) prepares for christening, she was moved to her launch site. Mounted on special equipment, the ship left the building facility and now rests at the waterfront of the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. The 389-foot ship will be formally christened and launched later this year.

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11 octobre 2014 6 11 /10 /octobre /2014 11:20
US Air Force moves ahead with F-16 service life extension

 

9 Oct. 2014 by Dan Parsons - FG

 

The US Air Force is pushing ahead with an effort to extend the service lives of 300 Lockheed Martin F-16C/D fighters as a stopgap measure until the F-35 Lightning II is operational in sufficient numbers.

The service announced on 2 October it would finalise the design of the aircraft within 18 to 24 months and wants to give prospective industry bidders a “first look” into the scope of work needed to extend the aircraft’s service life from 8,000 flight hours to between 10,000 and 12,000 flight hours.

The request for information (RFI) is seeking industry input into the production and deployment of modification kits for Block 40, 42, 50 and 52 aircraft.

 

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10 octobre 2014 5 10 /10 /octobre /2014 11:20
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Missile Defense Early Warning Satellite

 

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 -- Lockheed Martin & Northrop Grumman

 

Prime contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) and payload provider Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) have delivered the payload for the fourth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite of the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS).

The payload, delivered on Sept. 30, will now be integrated with the SBIRS GEO-4 satellite bus in final assembly, integration and test at Lockheed Martin's Sunnyvale, California satellite manufacturing facility.

The SBIRS program delivers timely, reliable and accurate missile warning and infrared surveillance information to the President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense, combatant commanders, the intelligence community and other key decision makers. The system enhances global missile launch detection capability, supports the nation's ballistic missile defense system, expands the country's technical intelligence gathering capacity and bolsters situational awareness for warfighters on the battlefield.

The SBIRS GEO-4 payload includes highly sophisticated scanning and staring sensors, which will provide the satellite with improved infrared sensitivity and a reduction in area revisit times over the legacy constellation. The scanning sensor will provide a wide area surveillance of missile launches and natural phenomena across the earth, while the staring sensor will be used to observe smaller areas of interest with superior sensitivity.

"The completion of this payload is a critical milestone keeping us on schedule for delivering the SBIRS GEO-4 satellite to the Air Force in 2016," said Louie Lombardo, director of Lockheed Martin's SBIRS Follow-on Production (SFP) program. "This payload delivery -- the third of four payload deliveries for the SBIRS SFP program in the past 15 months -- further demonstrates that SBIRS is in the regular cadence of full production."

"This is an unprecedented production rate of sophisticated infrared payloads for operational deployment," said Anne Ostroff, vice president of the Military/Civil Space and Ground business area, Northrop Grumman. "The performance of payloads on-orbit has been excellent and demonstrates unique capabilities that are needed to address current and evolving threats."

The SBIRS architecture includes a resilient mix of satellites in GEO, hosted payloads in Highly Elliptical Orbit (HEO), and ground hardware and software. The GEO-1 and GEO-2 satellites have been launched and both received Air Force Space Command Operational Acceptance in 2013, with performance that matches, and in some cases exceeds, requirements. GEO-3 recently completed acoustic testing and is currently undergoing thermal vacuum testing. In June 2014, the Air Force contracted Lockheed Martin for full production of GEO-5 and GEO-6.

The SBIRS team is led by the Remote Systems Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. Lockheed Martin is the SBIRS prime contractor, while Northrop Grumman is the payload provider. Air Force Space Command operates the SBIRS system.

 

 

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

 

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2013 were $45.4 billion.

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9 octobre 2014 4 09 /10 /octobre /2014 18:20
Digital Range Training System

 

9 oct. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

Lockheed Martin’s DRTS ranges enable the U.S. Army to conduct more realistic live fire training and accelerate learning. The first-ever Digital Air-Ground Integration Range integrates air and ground assets across a digitally powered range, providing higher-fidelity performance data so that soldiers receive more comprehensive feedback during training.

 

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7 octobre 2014 2 07 /10 /octobre /2014 16:20
Capturing Aerial Photos of the World’s Most Advanced Jets


7 oct. 2014 Lockheed Martin

 

Liz Kaszynski is one of 10 aerial photographers at Lockheed Martin who are trained and certified to take pictures while flying in the backseat of fighter jets. Liz is also our sole female aerial photographer for the F-35. Get an inside look at what it takes to capture photos of the world’s most advanced jets.

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3 octobre 2014 5 03 /10 /octobre /2014 16:30
PAC-3 Missile (Patriot Advanced Capability 3)

PAC-3 Missile (Patriot Advanced Capability 3)

 

2 octobre 2014 tel-avivre.com

 

Les Etats-Unis ont signé un contrat d’armement de $ 1,75 milliards avec  l’Arabie Saoudite pour mettre à niveau son système de défense Patriot. L’accord permettra aux Saoudiens de moderniser leur stock de missiles Patriot  désormais obsolètes pour les remplacer par des missiles PAC-3. Les missiles seront fournis par Lockheed Martin et Raytheon du département d’Etat.

 

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2 octobre 2014 4 02 /10 /octobre /2014 12:35
RAAF’s first F-35A fighter conducts inaugural flight test

Australia's first F-35A joint strike fighter taking flight from Fort Worth, Texas, US. Photo Liz Kaszynski - Lockheed Martin.

 

1 October 2014 airforce-technology.com

 

The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter completed its inaugural flight at a facility in the US.

 

Designated AU-1, the aircraft reportedly took off from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas, the US, for a two hour flight, which included a series of functional checks.

 

Australian Defence Minister David Johnston said the first flight event represents a significant step towards acceptance of the aircraft.

 

"Australia's first aircraft AU-1 and AU-2 will undergo further flight testing in the lead up to acceptance and ferry to Luke Air Force Base in 2015.

 

"The fifth generation JSF is the most advanced fighter in production anywhere in the world and will replace our fleet of Classic Hornets, which by 2020 will be more than 35 years old."

 

Australia is acquiring a total of 72 F-35A conventional take-off and landing aircraft from Lockheed Martin for an estimated cost of more than $12bn.

 

The first two aircraft were rolled out by Lockheed in Fort Worth, Texas, on 24 July.

 

At Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, US, the aircraft will be used in Australian and partner country pilot training programmes.

 

The first F-35 aircraft is scheduled to enter service in Australia in 2018, while the first operational squadron would be established by 2020.

 

Under development in three variants, the F-35 is a fifth generation multirole fighter jet designed to carry out a wide range of ground attack, reconnaissance and air defence missions with stealth capability.

 

Australia joined the F-35 programme during the development phase, bringing more than $355m worth of contracts to the domestic defence industry.

 

In addition to this, the Australian industry is on course to win in excess of $1.5bn in JSF-related production and support work over the life of the programme.

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24 septembre 2014 3 24 /09 /septembre /2014 16:30
Lockheed Martin crée une filiale en Israël

 

19 September 2014 Elad Ratson - siliconwadi.fr

 

Le 15 septembre dernier, le Wall Street Journal a publié que Lockheed Martin, le plus grand contractant au monde dans le domaine de la défense, a formé un filiale spécialisée dans la technologie en Israël, afin de signer des contrats avec la défense israélienne, selon un cadre de la société américaine.

 

La branche israélienne de la société, Lockheed Martin Israël Ltd., se concentrera sur la cyber sécurité, la technologie d’information, les centres de données, la téléphonie et le « cloud », a précisé Haden Land, vice-président de la recherche et de la technologie à Lockheed Martin. La nouvelle filiale recherchera de partenariats, d’investissements et d’acquisitions. M. Land est en Israël cette semaine pour s’entretenir avec des officiels du gouvernement israélien et pour superviser le déploiement de la nouvelle filiale.

 

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24 septembre 2014 3 24 /09 /septembre /2014 11:30
IDF cyber defenders on the job. (Source iaf.org.il)

IDF cyber defenders on the job. (Source iaf.org.il)

 

23-09-2014 Par Dominique Desaunay- RFI

 

Le Premier ministre israélien a annoncé le week end dernier la création d’une Autorité nationale pour la cyber-défense, une autorité chargée de la protection des systèmes informatiques des sites militaires et civils. Mais selon les autorités, les menaces et les attaques se font plus précises, certaines pouvant entraîner l'arrêt des feux rouges ou la paralysie des banques. Le secteur de la cyber-défense en Israël s’est donc fortement développé.

 

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21 septembre 2014 7 21 /09 /septembre /2014 16:30
Lockheed Martin and AEC to Establish Sniper Pod Support Facility in Saudi Arabia

 

 

Sep 16, 2014 ASDNews Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) will establish a Sniper ® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) Expanded Repair Capability facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – the first Sniper support facility established outside the United States.

Designed to support the Royal Saudi Air Force’s (RSAF) Sniper ATPs, the Expanded Repair Capability facility will provide both affordability benefits and expedited repair times for the RSAF. Lockheed Martin employees will train AEC technicians to perform maintenance on Sniper ATP line replaceable units, and future AEC support will include managing logistics and completing product upgrades for both Sniper ATP and LANTIRN™ pods.

 

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16 septembre 2014 2 16 /09 /septembre /2014 16:20
The Future of Fighter Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force


16 sept. 2014 LockheedMartinVideos

 

The F-35A Lightning II is the future of fighter aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and its allies. It’s an agile, versatile, high-performance fighter jet, providing unprecedented situational awareness for its pilots. Learn more about the F-35A

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16 septembre 2014 2 16 /09 /septembre /2014 07:20
ALIS Takes F-35 Fleet Management to New Heights


15 sept. 2014 LockheedMartinVideos

 

The Autonomic Logistics Information System, or ALIS, is the operations management backbone for the F-35 Lightning II. Pilots plan and debrief missions, and sustainment professionals maintain the F-35 using ALIS.

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10 septembre 2014 3 10 /09 /septembre /2014 11:20
Elderly F-16Ds Cracking Up

 

September 9, 2014: Strategy Page

 

In August 2014 the U.S. Air Force grounded 82 F-16D jets after cracks were discovered in longerons (metal support beams inside the forward fuselage, which hold the cockpit in place). The D version of the F-16 is the two seater used for training. Some 16 percent of the 969 F-16s in the U.S. Air Force are the D model and these are all at least 24 years old with more than 5,500 hours in the air. The longeron design for the D model is different than that for the single seat models because the D model has a longer cockpit canopy. The air force is making repairs and replacements to put the grounded F-16Ds back in service.

 

There was a similar problem in 2013 with some older F-15s. In this case the longerons in question were eventually discovered to be defective, not suffering from old age. The inspections of the older F-15s found substandard parts in 182 aircraft. Boeing (the manufacturer) eventually admitted that it had built over a hundred F-15s using longerons that were not 2.5mm thick, as specified, but in some cases only one millimeter thick. That apparently worked when the F-15s were new but age was not kind to the thinner metal and it eventually broke. Thicker stuff apparently would not have failed because of age.

 

The U.S. F-16 fleet is rapidly aging. The average age of existing F-16s is over 25 years, and the average aircraft has over 6,000 flight hours on it. Back in 2009 the first Block 40 F-16 passed 7,000 flight hours. In 2008 the first of the earliest models (a Block 25) F-16 passed 7,000 hours in the air. The F-16C was originally designed for a service life of 4,000 hours. But advances in engineering, materials and maintenance techniques have extended that to over 8,000 hours. Because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, F-16s sent to these areas will fly over a thousand hours a year more than what they would fly in peacetime.

 

The U.S. F-16 is one of the most modified jet fighters in service. The most numerous F-16 is the C model. The first version of this, the F-16C Block 25, entered service in 1984. The original F-16, as the F-16A Block 1, entered service in 1978. While most F-16s still in service are the F-16C, there are actually six major mods, identified by block number (32, 40, 42, 50, 52, 60), plus the Israeli F-16I, which is a major modification of the Block 52. Another special version (the Block 60), for the UAE (United Arab Emirates) is called the F-16E. The various block mods included a large variety of new components (five engines, four sets of avionics, five generations of electronic warfare gear, five radars and many other mechanical, software, cockpit and electrical mods.)

 

The F-16 is the most numerous post-Cold War jet fighter, with over 4,200 built, and still in production. During The Cold War, Russia built over 10,000 MiG-21s, and the U.S over 5,000 F-4s, but since then warplane has plummeted about 90 percent. One exception, since the end of the Cold War, has been the F-16, which has been popular enough to keep the production lines going.

 

The F-16 can also function as a bomber and ground attack aircraft, although not as effectively as the air force folks would have you believe. It can carry four tons of bombs, and has been very effective using smart bomb. In air-to-air combat, F-16s have shot down 69 aircraft so far, without losing anything to enemy warplanes. Not bad for an aircraft that was originally designed as a cheaper alternative to the heavier F-15.

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4 septembre 2014 4 04 /09 /septembre /2014 16:50
La Belgique roule-t-elle pour le F-35 de Lockheed Martin ?

Armement - Le ministère de la Défense serait très intéressé par le F-35

 

03/09/2014 Michel Cabirol – LaTribune.fr

 

Selon la radiotélévision publique VRT, qui a pu consulter un document secret interne à la Défense, le ministère semble favoriser le F-35 du constructeur américain Lockheed Martin.

 

La Belgique, pays symbole de l'Europe, roule-t-elle pour le F-35 de l'américain Lockheed Martin ? C'est ce que pense la presse belge. Selon la radiotélévision publique VRT, qui a pu consulter un document secret interne à la Défense, "le ministre de la Défense sortant, Pieter De Crem (CD&V) voulait le F-35, et il semble que son département lui emboîte le pas". Le ministère a envoyé cet été un "questionnaire taillé sur mesure pour le F-35" à cinq constructeurs d'avions de combat : Boeing (F/A-18F Super Hornet), Dassault Aviation (Rafale), Eurofighter (Typhoon), Lockheed Martin (F-35) et Saab (JAS-39 Gripen).

Les partenaires de la "coalition suédoise" - des partis de centre droit forment un gouvernement flamand - se serait mis d'accord pour l'instant pour que le prochain ministre de la Défense étudie le remplacement des F-16 mis à la retraite d'ici à 2023. La Belgique pourrait faire l'achat de 40 exemplaires d'avions de combat, selon les recommandations de Pieter De Crem, pour remplacer les 54 F-16.

 

L'opposition réagit

Les députés Dirk Van der Maelen (sp.a) et Wouter De Vriendt (Groen-Ecolo) ont réclamé mardi la convocation de Pieter De Crem, devant la Commission de la Chambre à propos du remplacement des F-16. Outre la convocation du ministre, les écologistes demandent l'audition d'experts, de représentants des Pays-Bas et du Canada, deux pays qui participent au programme F-35, et de la Cour des comptes. Les Verts souhaitent que la Cour contrôle les contacts pris entre la Défense et les constructeurs ainsi que les offres qui sont présentées.

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14 août 2014 4 14 /08 /août /2014 11:20
Report: Pentagon Made Hasty LCS Fleet Cut to 32

 

August 13, 2014 by Kris Osborn

 

A new Congressional report suggests the Pentagon may face further scrutiny over its direction to issue no new contracts for the controversial Littoral Combat Ship program beyond 32 ships.

The August report questions whether the Pentagon did the proper analysis before making the decision to truncate the Navy’s planned buy of 52 ships down to 32.

The LCS vessels are currently being procured under a 2010, 10-ship deal with each of the two contractors — the Lockheed design is a steel semi-planing monohull and the General Dynamics/Austal USA design is an all-aluminum trimaran hull.


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12 août 2014 2 12 /08 /août /2014 07:30
Kuwait receives first KC-130J tanker

 

6 Aug 2014 By: Craig Hoyle - FG

 

Lockheed Martin has delivered its first of three KC-130J tanker/transports to the Kuwait air force, providing the service with a new air-to-air refuelling capability.

 

Carrying the registration KAF 326, the short-fuselage aircraft will be followed by another two contained within a production order signed in 2010. These are to be handed over before the end of this year, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.

Kuwait also has options on a further five Rolls-Royce AE2100D3-powered KC-130Js. It will use the type for tasks including supporting operations with its Boeing F/A-18C combat aircraft.

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10 août 2014 7 10 /08 /août /2014 17:50
F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

 

01 August 2014 Eric Schnaible - RAF

 

Fort Worth, Texas, July 30, 2014 – In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability (IOC) certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

 

“This testing is absolutely critical to 2B flight software fleet release and the Marine Corps’ IOC,” said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice president for F-35 Test & Verification. “Collectively, the results support clearing the 20 knot crosswind envelope for Conventional Take Off & Landings (CTOL), Short Take Offs (STO) and Short Landings (SL), with ideal handling quality ratings and meaningful improvement over legacy 4th generational fighter aircraft.”

 

The testing, completed in 37 missions during a 41-day period, achieved 114 test points, including 48 of 48 wet runway test points, four of four performance STOs, 12 of 18 unique flight test conditions for STO, 19 of 23 unique flight test conditions for SLs and all directional control and anti-skid wet runway testing. All testing was performed with BF-4, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.

 

In other achievements, four aircraft surpassed flight hour milestones, demonstrating program maturity and reliability: F-35C aircraft CF-1 and F-35A aircraft AF-4 achieved 500 flight hours, and F-35C aircraft CF-5 achieved 100 flight hours.

 

The F-35 Lightning II, a 5th generation fighter, combines advanced low observable stealth technology with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment. Three distinct variants of the F-35 will replace the A-10 and F-16 for the U.S. Air Force, the F/A-18 for the U.S. Navy, the F/A-18 and AV-8B Harrier for the U.S. Marine Corps, and a variety of fighters for at least 10 other countries. Following the U.S. Marine Corps’ planned July 2015 IOC, the U.S. Air Force and Navy intend to attain IOC in Aug. 2016 and 2018, respectively.

 

Group Captain Paul Godfrey, the Royal Air Force officer responsible for entry into service of the aircraft, which will be known in the UK as Lightning II said: ‘’The achievement of yet another important milestone within the F-35B programme continues to cement the foundations of the UK Initial Operating Capability in 2018. Although crosswind limits and runway conditions do not often get attention outside of specialist forums, the ability to be able to land and take off in a range of weathers is critical to the operational capability of the aircraft. To be at this level early in the development of the aircraft is a huge step forward and has already surpassed legacy STOVL aircraft limitations, which is testament to the next-generation flight control software on the F-35 and the ease of operation for the pilot.’’

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10 août 2014 7 10 /08 /août /2014 07:20
Lockheed Wins $117M for C-130J Production

 

August 08, 2014 defense-aerospace.com/

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 06, 2014)

 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a $116,717,704 firm-fixed-price modification (P00001) to FA8625-14-C-6450 for advance procurement funding for long lead parts for production aircraft associated with 14 fiscal 2015 C-130J aircraft.

 

Work will be performed at Marietta, Georgia, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2015. Fiscal 2014 advance procurement funds in the amount of $116,717,704 are being obligated at time of award.

 

Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center/WLNNC, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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