New Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley “SPARC”s Interest in Space Science

Atomic particle accelerator–one of only a few in the world–brings new capability to Silicon Valley’s space industry

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — What sounds like science fiction is now reality for a new Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) laboratory in Silicon Valley. Technicians from Denmark installed a new linear particle accelerator at the company’s Advanced Technology Center to cap a significant expansion in space instrument testing. The accelerator, one of a few in the world, is part of a collection of new testing hardware designed to take spacecraft to new levels of capability and performance.

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New Boeing Satellite Will Increase Connectivity throughout Asia Pacific

 

Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites order a 702 satellite to meet evolving communication, broadband needs

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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MONARCH AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING OPENS NEW LINE STATIONS

 

 

(Luton, UK – 23, February, 2017) – Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a leading UK independent airline group, is pleased to announce that they will be opening new line stations at Edinburgh and Nice and expanding their existing line station at Malaga to support Boeing GoldCare customers.

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $150 Million to Continue Production of Target Sight System for U.S. Marine Corps

 

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $150 million in follow-on production contracts to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with the Target Sight System (TSS) for the AH-1Z “Viper” attack helicopter.

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Lockheed Martin Announces Multi-Year Plan to Relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Other U.S. Facilities

Company plans to move 650 positions by 2024 to co-locate key skills and infrastructure

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource requirements. These moves, which are enabled by government approval, are expected to deliver substantial cost savings while centralizing mission expertise in key locations.

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Lake Success, California

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  • Title Lake Success, California
  • Released 24/02/2017 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016-17), processed by ESA
  • DescriptionCalifornia has seen some heavy rains recently after years of drought, filling many of the state’s reservoirs. The rising waters are evident in this radar image from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite mission over part of the San Joaquin Valley.

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FORTIS Demonstrates Productivity and Safety Improvements at U.S. Navy Shipyard

NCMS Report Says Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) has concluded that industrial exoskeletons, including Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) FORTIS, improve industrial productivity and prevent work injuries. The findings are included in the final report Industrial Human Augmentation Systems (iHAS) for Improved Shipyard Operations released to Lockheed Martin.

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