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Lockheed Martin gets $344M FAA contract for data system (access required)

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Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $344-million contract by the Federal Aviation Administration to make and deploy a data system for airports. The system will provide flight tracking and surface management tools for air traffic control towers. The contract has a five-year base ...

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GAO recommends Congress not fund any littoral combat ships in FY2017 (access required)

Confronted with concerns that its lightweight Littoral Combat Ship may not survive combat, the U.S. Navy promised a better-armed version that’s more like a frigate. It would still fall short, congressional auditors say. “While the Navy’s proposed frigate will offer ...

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Md. appellate court throws out $830K verdict for former Lockheed employee (access required)

The state’s intermediate appellate court has overturned an $830,000 jury verdict awarded to a former Lockheed Martin employee who sued the company for retaliation, alleging he was fired because he had complained about a poor performance review. The Court of ...

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Lockheed Martin reopens Middle River production line (access required)

Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin announced the reopening of a production line at its Middle River facility on Thursday. As part of a $235.3 million contract with the U.S. Navy, Lockheed will be manufacturing an MK 41 Vertical Launching System, a missile ...

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Lockheed Martin’s drone faulted in weapons-test report (access required)

 The U.S. Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ship would be ineffective at hunting for mines because an underwater drone made by Lockheed Martin Corp. that’s supposed to find them doesn’t always work, the Pentagon’s weapons-testing office found. While mine-hunting is intended ...

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