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U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $84 Million Contract for Production of Paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb

Lockheed Martin received an $84.5 million contract on Dec. 23 from the U.S. Navy to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR).

Under the four-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, shipping containers, logistics and… Continue reading

Laser-Guided Rocket Successfully Qualified to Support Apache Crews

Apache firing rocket

U.S. Army tests Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System under extreme flight conditions

BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS™) laser-guided rocket completed another major milestone when it was fired for the first time from an AH-64D Apache helicopter during… Continue reading

Lockheed Martin’s paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed in Navy Exercises

Paveway_II

Lockheed Martin’s Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev.

During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets… Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates New Ground-Based Laser System in Tests Against Rockets and Unmanned Aerial System

Lockheed Martin today announced that it has successfully demonstrated a portable, ground-based military laser system in a series of tests against representative airborne targets. Lockheed Martin developed the Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM)system to provide a defense against short-range threats,… Continue reading

Boeing High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator Advances to High-power Testing

Under a follow-on contractual effort from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), Boeing  will continue developing a truck-mounted directed energy system that improves warfighters’ ability to counter rockets, artillery, mortars and unmanned aerial threats.

Under the… Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Performs First Ever Outdoor Flight Test Of Laser Powered UAS

PALMDALE, Calif., August 7, 2012 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and LaserMotive, Inc., have completed a series of flight tests of the Stalker Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to further validate the performance of an innovative laser power system. These tests… Continue reading

Doing nothing is not an option – laser Interference Seminar’s conclusions now available

Laser interference is a growing menace: the malicious use of powerful laser pointers to dazzle pilots and controllers is rising.

The United Kingdom had 30 instances in 2007 and there have been around 1,600 up until September 2011. EUROCONTROL’s Voluntary… Continue reading