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Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests. It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995. It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington, DC, area. Lockheed Martin employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide as of December 2017.


U.S. backs proposed $6.5 billion sale of 32 F-35 Lockheed jets to Poland

The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it had approved a proposed sale of 32 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets worth $6.5 billion to Poland.
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Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet; first delivery in 2025

Canada launched a long-delayed competition to build new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident no favoritism had been shown toward any one contender, though some in the industry have said..
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Magellan GPS satellite launches from Cape Canaveral [Video]Magellan GPS satellite launches from Cape Canaveral

A Delta IV rocket carried a GPS III SV02 Magellan satellite into orbit from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral on Thursday. The satellite's role is to help modernize global navigation. Rough Cut (no..

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Coke results boost Wall Street [Video]Coke results boost Wall Street

The major indexes record highs Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies. Fred Katayama reports.

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Canada launches fighter jet competition, sees first aircraft delivery in 2025

Canada officially launched a long-delayed competition for new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident that there had been no favoritism toward any one contender though some have said the..
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Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon

Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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If India chooses F-21, it will plug into 'world's largest fighter plane ecosystem': Lockheed Martin

In April, IAF issued an RFI (Request for Information) or initial tender to acquire 114 jets at a cost of around $18 billion, which is billed as one of the world's biggest military procurement in recent..
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World’s largest combat jet deal under way as India starts process

The deal for the purchase of 114 fighter jets -- valued at more than $15 billion -- has attracted initial offers from global defence majors, including Boeing Co., Lockheed Martin Corp. and Sweden’s..
IndiaTimes - Published

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base

Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they..
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U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources

U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources..
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New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacement

New Zealand on Tuesday said it had selected Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules as the preferred replacement for five aging C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, a choice in line with..
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F-21 jets will not be sold to any other country if we get IAF contract: Lockheed Martin

Vivek Lall, VP of Strategy and Dev, Lockheed Martin, said that the company will not sell the fighter jet to any other country if India places an order for 114 planes, a move aimed at pitching itself..
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Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets: source

Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the..
Reuters - Published

Pentagon eyes F-35 sales to Greece, Romania and Poland: U.S. official

The United States is considering expanding sales of Lockheed Martin Corp-made F-35 fighter jets to five new nations including Romania, Greece and Poland as European allies bulk up their defenses in the..
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US approves sale of 24 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopters to India for $2.4 billion

Designed for hunting submarines as well as knocking out ships and conducting search-and-rescue operations at sea, the Lockheed Martin-built MH-60R multi-mission helicopters would replenish India's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lockheed clinches $2.4 billion deal for sale of THAAD missiles

Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $2.4 billion Pentagon contract on Monday for THAAD interceptor missiles, some of which are slated to be delivered to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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