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Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American aerospace, defense, arms, 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, D.C., area. Lockheed Martin employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide as of January 2020.
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U.S. Senate panel authorizes $9.1 billion for 95 F-35 jets made by LockheedThe U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee said on Thursday it had authorized $9.1 billion to produce 95 F-35 aircraft in its version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, an annual..
New Zealand says to buy five new Super Hercules aircraftNew Zealand said on Friday that it will purchase five C-130J-30 Super Hercules transport aircraft from Lockheed Martin to replace its existing fleet.
Exclusive: Japan favors home-grown design for next-generation fighter after rejecting foreign plans: sourcesJapan wants to develop a stealth fighter domestically, rejecting designs from Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co in the United States and Britain's BAE Systems PLC, three sources with knowledge of the..
Lockheed gets $932 million Pentagon contract for THAAD interceptorsLockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $932 million Pentagon contract on Tuesday for THAAD interceptor missiles, some of which are slated to be delivered to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Exclusive: India readying $2.6 billion U.S. naval helicopter deal ahead of Trump tripIndia is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a proposed visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, defense..
Pentagon official, Lockheed Martin pull out of Singapore Airshow as virus alert level raisedThe Pentagon shrunk the size of its delegation traveling to the Singapore Airshow and U.S. defense firms Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co said they would not attend, as the impact of the..
Lockheed Martin drops out of Singapore Airshow over coronavirus concernsU.S. weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it will not participate in next week's Singapore Airshow over coronavirus concerns.
F-35 logistics system to be reinvented and renamed, official saysThe computer-based logistics system of the F-35 stealth fighter jet made by Lockheed Martin , which has been plagued by delays, will be replaced by another network made by the same company, a Pentagon..
Pentagon announces F-35 jet prices for next three yearsThe Pentagon announced pricing details on Tuesday for its agreement with Lockheed Martin Co that lowers the cost of the F-35 jets it plans to purchase through 2022 by 12.7%, which may encourage other..
U.S. backs proposed $6.5 billion sale of 32 F-35 Lockheed jets to PolandThe 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.
Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chancesAirbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp .
Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet; first delivery in 2025Canada 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..
Canada launches fighter jet competition, sees first aircraft delivery in 2025Canada 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..
Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: PentagonLockheed 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.
Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15%Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year.
Lockheed Martin to keep Pennsylvania plant open at Trump's requestLockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the..
Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sourcesAirbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct..
Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi baseIraqi 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..
U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sourcesU.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..
Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closureU.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of..
New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacementNew 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..
Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 billionThe U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lockheed Martin Co aircraft below $80 million dollars a..