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Morocco acquiring Javelin anti-tank missiles

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Morocco is boosting its anti-tank missile capability with the acquisition of more than 600 Javelins, which are being acquired at a cost of $260...

Egypt continues with Apache sensor upgrades

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded another contract for the upgrade of Egyptian Air Force AH-64D Apache attack helicopter sensors as part of a fleet...

Algeria receives second Lockheed Martin Super Hercules

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The Algerian Air Force has taken delivery of a second Super Hercules transport from Lockheed Martin, and will receive further examples in the near...

New military aircraft maintenance facility being established in Morocco

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Sabca and Sabena Aerospace, part of Belgium’s Blueberry Group, together with Lockheed Martin, are establishing a military aircraft maintenance facility in Morocco. The Blueberry Group...

Egyptian C-130J Super Hercules deal passes Senate hurdle

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The deal to sell 12 Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transports to Egypt is going ahead, after the US Senate last week voted in...

Egypt requests C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, air defence radars from US

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The United States has approved the possible sale of a dozen Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules aircraft worth $2.2 billion to Egypt, along with...

Algeria takes delivery of first of four C-130J Super Hercules

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The Algerian Air Force has received the first of four C-130J-30 Super Hercules transports ordered from Lockheed Martin in 2018. The US Embassy in Algiers...

Egypt upgrading sensors on Apache helicopters

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $102 million contract to upgrade the sensors on 25 Egyptian Air Force AH-64D Apache attack helicopters as part...

Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air...

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Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing...

C-130J Super Hercules transports for the Algerian Air Force

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It appears the Algerian Air Force will be receiving four new C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft from the United States. Mena Defense in March this...

Biden administration proceeding with $23 billion weapon sales to UAE

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US President Joe Biden’s administration has told Congress it is proceeding with more than $23 billion in weapons sales to the United Arab Emirates,...

Lockheed Martin reports rare profit miss as pandemic hits F-35 deliveries

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Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday missed profit estimates for the first time in the last eight quarters as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted deliveries of...

Lockheed Martin awarded contract for Moroccan Longbow radars

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Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have been awarded a US Army contract for AH-64E Apache Longbow fire control radars for Morocco and three other...

Lockheed Martin awarded contract for Moroccan F-16s

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract from the United States Department of Defence for F-16 fighters for Taiwan and Morocco, which will receive...

New Lockheed CEO says 5G networks key to military vehicle autonomy

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James Taiclet, the new chief executive at Lockheed Martin the Pentagon’s largest weapons supplier, is keen to use 5G networks to bolster the militaries’...

China says to sanction Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sale

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China will put sanctions on Lockheed Martin for involvement in the latest US arms sale to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, China said on Tuesday, adding tension...

Morocco looking to purchase additional F-16s, upgrade existing fleet

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The Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) is looking to acquire an additional batch of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the United States and upgrade its...

Lockheed lauds U.S. arms sales push, sees foreign sales rising

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Top U.S. weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp welcomed a push by U.S. President Donald Trump to speed up approvals of arms sales,...

Lockheed says ‘flow’ battery will boost use of renewable power

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Lockheed Martin Corp hopes to launch a new "flow" battery made of inexpensive, nontoxic materials that can help utilities save money and...

Super Hercules number 400 enters service

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Earlier this month Lockheed Martin delivered the 400th C-130J Super Hercules military transport which has been offered to the SA Air Force...

Lockheed sees demand for additional 400 F-16 jets over 10 years

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Lockheed Martin Corp is anticipating demand for an additional 400 F-16 fighter jets globally over the next decade, a senior executive at...

Global airborne maritime surveillance aircraft market growing

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The global airborne maritime surveillance market is growing and being driven by geopolitical uncertainties and obsolete aircraft fleets. In particularly, P-3C replacement...

One-quarter of F-35 fighter jets grounded over oxygen issues

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About a quarter of the F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp, or 55 planes, have stopped flying until further notice...

U.S. F35s fly into Estonia in show of NATO solidarity

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Two of the U.S. Air Force's newest and most advanced jets landed in the Baltic state of Estonia for the first time...

SpaceX defeats Boeing-Lockheed partnership for GPS launch contract

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Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies has won a GPS satellite launch contract over rival United Launch Alliance, a partnership of the top...

Egypt getting more LANTIRN targeting pods

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Egypt is due to receive 65 LANTIRN targeting pods from the United States under the Excess Defense Articles (EDA) programme. This is according...

Moroccan F-16s to be upgraded, get new countermeasures

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $16 million contract to upgrade the Royal Moroccan Air Force's F-16 fleet while Harris has been...

Lockheed’s hybrid airships gets launch customer in Canada

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The operator of Lockheed Martin Corp's blimp-like hybrid airships on Wednesday announced its first customer, a Canadian mining company that expects to...

U.S. arms export boom under Obama seen continuing with Trump

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U.S. defense contractors, which saw international sales rise strongly under President Barack Obama's administration, can expect a continued boom in arms exports...

Germany floats plan to buy new Lockheed transport aircraft

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Germany is looking at buying 4-6 new Lockheed Martin C-130J military troop transport planes and operating them jointly with France, placing a...

Don’t go the C-130J route for airlift – Heitman

Leading South African defence and military analyst Helmoed Romer Heitman maintains the SA Air Force (SAAF) should not be looking at taking...

U.S. Air Force declares first squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready

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The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a...

Brazilian logistics firm to buy ten Lockheed Martin LM-100Js

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In a significant boost for Lockheed Martin, a Brazilian logistics and defence group, Bravo Industries, has agreed to buy ten LM-100J Super...

Lockheed Martin still sees the C-130J as being the solution to...

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Dennys Plessas, Vice President Business Initiatives at Lockheed Martin, has reason to feel better about what the American aerospace giant is getting...

U.S. Air Force confirms sending Lockheed F-35 jets to UK air...

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The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday confirmed that it will send a pair of F-35A fighter jets to two air shows in...

Lockheed-Boeing rocket venture to launch micro satellites

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United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, said Thursday it will jump into the booming market for miniature...

Egypt receives final four F-16s

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The Egyptian Air Force has received the final four of 12 F-16 Fighting Falcon jets from the United States, with the aircraft...

U.S. approves $11.25 billion warship sale to Saudi Arabia

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The U.S. government has approved the sale of four Lockheed Martin Corp multi-mission warships and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia, a deal...

Lockheed Martin to supply Hellfire missiles to Egypt and Tunisia

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The US Army Contracting Command (USACC) has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to supply an undisclosed number of AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II missiles...

Feature: Lockheed Martin’s latest SAAF C-130J offer tied to Defence Review

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Lockheed Martin continues to offer its C-130J Super Hercules to meet the South African Air Force's tanker, transport and maritime patrol requirements,...

U.S. Marines declare initial F-35 squadron ready for combat

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U.S. Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford has declared an initial squadron of 10 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35B fighter jets ready for...

US delivering eight F-16s to Egypt

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The United States will have delivered eight F-16 Block 52 fighter jets to Egypt by Saturday, the first such deliveries since military...

U.S. approves possible sale of $5.4 billion in missiles to Saudi...

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The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of $5.4 billion (£3.4 billion) in additional PAC-3 missiles built...

Lockheed Sikorsky deal marks turning point for assertive CEO

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Lockheed Martin Corp's decision to buy helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft and sell $6 billion in lower-margin units marks a clear turning point...

Lockheed to buy Sikorsky for $9 billion; reviews options for IT...

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Lockheed Martin Corp said Monday it would buy Sikorsky Aircraft, the helicopter unit of United Technologies Corp, for $9 billion, and would...

Lockheed names partner for commercial sales of giant airships

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Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday named a private firm, Hybrid Enterprises LLC, as the exclusive sales agent for its Hybrid Airships, a...

Lockheed teams with Bombardier, Raytheon for ISR aircraft

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Lockheed Martin announced on Tuesday that it will team with Raytheon and Bombardier to develop a new surveillance and command and control...

South Korea picks KAI, with Lockheed, for $7.9 billion fighter jet...

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South Korea chose on Monday Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, which expects to partner Lockheed Martin Corp, to develop a mid-level fighter jet...

Lockheed takes the lead in the laser weapon race

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Gigantic satellites with massive destruction power provided by a huge green laser like the Death Star in Star Wars might not be...

Latest evolution of Lockheed Martin laser weapon system stops truck in...

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Lockheed Martin's 30-kilowatt fibre laser weapon system successfully disabled the engine of a small truck during a recent field test, demonstrating the...