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Communication Systems & Equipment

Lockheed Martin-Built ASTRA 1L Satellite Begins Service for SES ASTRA Customers

NEWTOWN, Pa., July 11 / -- The ASTRA 1L broadcasting satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), is now operational for SES ASTRA, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. ASTRA 1L is located at orbital location 19.2 degrees East and features 29 active Ku band transponders...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade Radar for Reconnaissance Version of Japan's F-15

Radar to Provide High Resolution, 24-hour, All-Weather Capability PHOENIX, June 19 / / - Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) announced today that it will upgrade radar capabilities for the reconnaissance version of the Japan Air Self Defence Force's fleet of F-15 aircraft As part of a Japanese-led team, Lockheed Martin will equip select F-15 aircraft with advanced synthetic aperture radar (SAR) pods....

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Automatic ID

RFID Network secures and tracks Colombian cargo shipments.

Radio Frequency Identification based information network automatically tracks location and security status of cargo shipments from in-country factories to sea ports. It extends between Emprevi's customers' manufacturing facilities, intermediate transportation checkpoints, and ports. Network of readers captures data transmitted over radio waves from RFID-based e-Seals affixed to containers, and...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Lockheed Martin Set to Deliver BSAT-3a and JCSAT-11 Spacecraft in 3rd Quarter of 2007

PARIS, June 19 /- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) is poised to deliver two spacecraft in the third quarter of 2007 for two premiere customers, the Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT) and the JSAT Corporation (JSAT), both based in Japan. BSAT-3a, designed and built for B-SAT, recently completed its Pre-Shipment Review and is in preparation for shipment to the Arianespace launch site in...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin-Built Trident II D5 Successfully Launched in Two-Missile U.S. Navy Test in the Atlantic

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 16 - The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test launch yesterday, May 15, of two Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles (FBMs) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT). The Navy launched the unarmed missiles from USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) in the Eastern Range in the Atlantic Ocean. With this two-missile Follow-on Commander Evaluation Test, the Trident II D5 missile has achieved...

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Transportation Industry Products

F-35 Will Bring 5th Generation Capability to Navy

CRYSTAL CITY, Va., April 2 - The United States Navy's first stealth fighter - the F-35 Lightning II - will bring tremendous improvements in combat capability, operational flexibility and overall force efficiency, a Lockheed Martin official and former Naval aviator said on Monday. The F-35C offers advanced stealth that is ruggedized to maintain its Very Low Observable signature even in the harsh...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Lockheed Martin-Built GPS Satellite Declared Operational for Users Worldwide

Next Block IIR-M Spacecraft Delivered to Support Future Launch DENVER, Dec. 19 /- The newest modernized Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), has been declared fully operational by the U.S. Air Force following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. The satellite, designated GPS IIR-16M, joins...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Lockheed Martin Instrument Suite to Study Dynamic Solar Activity on New International Sun Mission

Lockheed Martin Instrument Suite to Study Dynamic Solar Activity on New International Sun Mission PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 18 -- A suite of instruments called the Focal Plane Package (FPP) -- designed and built at the Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo Alto -- is scheduled for launch on the Solar-B satellite from the...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Lockheed Martin-Built JCSAT-10 Satellite Ready for Launch

NEWTOWN, Pa., Aug. 8 / - The JCSAT-10 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) for JSAT Corporation of Japan, is ready for launch Aug. 11. The launch is scheduled for 6:14 p.m. EDT aboard an Ariane V launch vehicle provided by Arianespace. JCSAT-10 is the fourth in a series of six satellite launches planned this year for Lockheed Martin Commercial Space...

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