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Mar 12, 2015, 15:00 ET
Italy's first built F-35A, aircraft AL-1, which will also be the first jet operated by the Italian Air Force, rolls out of the Cameri, Italy, Final Assembly & Check Out (FACO) facility, Mar. 12. (Lockheed Martin photo by Larry Bramblett)

First Italian F-35A 'Rolls Out' Of Cameri Production Facility

History was achieved today when the first Italian F-35A Lightning II rolled out of the Cameri Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility, marking...

Mar 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

Lockheed Martin Wins Three Manufacturing Leadership Awards

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] won three 2015 Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards for achievements in Engineering and Production Technology...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:30 ET

Lockheed Martin Announces Briefing Schedule For The 2015 AFA Air Warfare Symposium And Technology Exposition

 Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced its media briefing schedule for the 2015 Air Force Association (AFA) Air Warfare Symposium and...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

Lockheed Martin Pursuing Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Concept

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works® team is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as...

Oct 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions Signs Exclusive Engine Maintenance Service Agreement With European Aviation

 European Aviation has signed a four-year exclusive agreement with Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions [NYSE: LMT] for jet engine...

Sep 24, 2014, 08:25 ET

Republic Of Korea Approves Procurement Of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II

 The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter...

Sep 09, 2014, 11:00 ET

'Superior' Security Rating For Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth Facility

Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Fort Worth business earned a Superior rating in an annual audit by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS). The DSS,...

Aug 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Unmanned Aircraft Partnership Reaches Major Milestone

 A team of research students and staff from Warsaw University of Technology have successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight test and...

Aug 25, 2014, 10:45 ET

F-35 Flight Test Program Milestones Maturing Combat Capabilities

 The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program continued a steady path of flight test milestones in August,...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:00 ET

F-16V Completes Major Capability Milestone

 The newest configuration of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the F-16V, has reached a major capability milestone with the integration of a new Active...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:00 ET

C-130 Hercules Airlifter Celebrates 60th Anniversary Aug. 23; Got Stories?

 The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] C-130 Hercules reaches another major milestone Aug. 23 marking the 60th anniversary of its first flight at...

Jul 24, 2014, 18:04 ET
Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown delivers his remarks at the roll out ceremony for Australia's first F-35. Lockheed Martin photographer Beth Groom (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics...)

First Two Australian F-35s Roll Out Of Factory

A ceremony was held today at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], commemorating the official roll out of the first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:00 ET

ASL Aviation Group Signs Letter of Intent to Procure Lockheed Martin LM-100J Freighters

 ASL Aviation Group signed a Letter of Intent with Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to order up to 10 LM-100J commercial freighters during a...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:14 ET
The Republic of Iraq's first F-16 Fighting Falcon on display at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth, Texas, facility. (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.)

Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force during a ceremony today at its Fort Worth...

May 29, 2014, 17:27 ET
F-35C aircraft CF-3 makes a fly-in arrestment landing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Lockheed Martin photo by Dane Wiedmann (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.)

F-35 Achieves Three Major Flight Test Milestones On Same Day

 In three separate flight tests on May 27th, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft demonstrated air-to-air combat capability,...

May 13, 2014, 15:00 ET

Romania Welcomed Into The F-16 Family

 Romania was officially welcomed into the Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-16 family at a reception preceding the Black Sea Defense Aerospace...

May 08, 2014, 16:26 ET

April Marks New F-35 Flying Records

 The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft fleet, which surpassed 16,000 cumulative program flight hours to date in April,...

Apr 15, 2014, 15:00 ET

F-35 Fleet Surpasses 15,000 Flying Hours

 The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the...

Apr 08, 2014, 15:00 ET

Kelly Aviation Center Is Now Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions

Kelly Aviation Center, a leading provider of aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul for international commercial and military customers,...

Apr 06, 2014, 00:01 ET
The newest Royal Oman Air Force F-16, built by Lockheed Martin, during pre-acceptance flight tests. The Royal Oman Air Force accepted the F-16 during a ceremony April 3.  (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)

Oman Air Force Continues F-16 Legacy

The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April...