BETHESDA — Lockheed Martin Corp. said Wednesday it will develop reactor protection systems for China’s next generation of nuclear reactors.
The aerospace and defense contractor said it will develop a safety instrument and control platform for the protection systems. It will work with the State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company, a state-owned company that is part of China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corp.
Lockheed Martin did not disclose terms of the agreement.
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