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Lockheed Martin introduces new fragrance that smells like space

Lockheed Martin, the US defense contractor building the F-35, has recreated the smell of space and bottled it in a new fragrance called Vector. It was all part of a very elaborate April Fools' Day joke - they even made samples along with a great video.

Falcon Heavy to make history in first commercial launch in April

The second flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy megarocket is scheduled to take place on April 7. A historic event in its own right, this will be the Falcon Heavy's first commercial launch.

Op-Ed: Lockheed Martin and Boeing will profit from Saudi arms deal

Washington - Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co. will reap billions from Saudi contracts subsequent to President Trump's announcement that the Saudis will buy up to $110 billion in American weapons.

Giant airships to aid oil, gas and mining industries

The idea of using giant airships to deliver workers and supplies to Alberta's oilsands and northern Canada's mining industries is a step closer to reality today.

Lockheed Martin monitoring employees, union activity at Walmart

Walmart has hired an intelligence-gathering team from Lockheed Martin, one of the biggest defense contracting companies in the world, to survey its employees and keep track of union activity, Bloomberg's Susan Berfield reports.

Lockheed Martin's laser disables truck from a mile away [Video]

A team consisting of Lockheed Martin engineers, technicians and military experts has successfully tested a new fiber-optic laser weapon that disabled a truck from a mile away.

Video: Lockheed Martin Area 51 scientist confesses UFOs, aliens

Roswell - A video recently posted to YouTube shows Boyd Bushman, who claims to have worked as a scientist at Lockheed Martin, making bizarre claims of evidence that aliens have visited Earth and that he worked at Area 51 on alien spacecraft technology.

Newest U.S. military plane gets OK to return to skies

Washington, D. C. - US military officials were pleased Monday to announce that the most expensive weapon ever built, the new F-35 war plane, has been cleared to fly again, although with limitations.

$61 million paid for space operations business

Astrotech Corp. is to sell Astrotech Space Operations (ASO) business to Lockheed Martin Corp., for $61 million. The sale will generate more funds for space medicine.

Op-Ed: Cut the military, but don't screw the troops

Washington - On Monday, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called for shrinking the American military to its smallest size since before World War II.

Op-Ed: Obama meets with drone makers during drone victims' testimony

Washington - While Rafiq ur Rehman, his daughter and son, gave testimony about the drone attack that killed his mother and injured the two children, Obama was busy at a meeting that included CEO's of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman both of whom make drones.

Global list of top 10 companies profiting most from war

The global list of top 10 companies profiting most from war is dominated by US companies, according to a compilation of the top 100 arms-producing and military services companies by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

ATK selected to develop alternative warhead for rocket system Special

Minneapolis - Alliance Techsystems is one of the largest aerospace and defense companies in the United States with 18,000 or more employees in 22 states, Puerto Rico and internationally.

Lockheed Martin hit by hackers

Bethesda - The world's largest military contractor has become the latest victim of hackers after their computers were subjected to a "significant and tanacious" cyber attack.

USAF Space Fence phase 2 designs to cost $214 million

Washington - The Air Force awarded two $107 million contracts last week for preliminary designs of a system to help improve "situational awareness" on fast-flying space debris and the lucky design winner then receives a $3.5 billion contract to build a Space Fence.

Op-Ed: The F35 fighter jet should be called 'the flying credit card'

The Prima Donna of US aircraft design is having "500 blueprint changes" per month. This lottery-like approach to design is novel, where the theory is that planes are supposed to fly, too. The price of up to $329 billion is getting some giggles as well.

Whistleblower wins case against Lockheed Martin

A whistleblower has prevailed against Lockheed Martin in court. The former director of communications for Lockheed Martin in Colorado Springs has won a judgment that should get her job back with lost pay and benefits.

Lockheed Martin captures another deal worth under $500 million

It has been reported that Lockheed Martin, one of the leading military contract corporations, has been awarded a deal worth just under $500 million to build four fighter aircrafts and other production needs.

Lockheed Martin captures $1.87 billion US Navy deals

The United States Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin with just under $2 billion over the past three days for development and upgrades to its missile systems.

US manufacturer can't supply real cost of Joint Strike Fighter

A group of Dutch MPs has visited the American aircraft maker Lockheed Martin in Texas to find out the real long-term cost of the Joint Strike Figher jet. The MPs report on Dutch radio that they failed to obtain a clear answer from Lockheed.

Lockheed Martin Unveils Joint Strike Fighter

Lockheed Martin has a history of developing advanced weapons systems for the United States military as well as other nations. This latest weapons system can combine stealth technology, vertical take off and supersonic speed.

There's a Big Problem In Tallevast

Tallevast is a small town in Florida's Manatee County. There are about 250 who call Tallevast home. They are in trouble. They are a low income town with some pricey environmental issues.

Lockheed Martin Warned By Airforce - Rising Costs On Military Planes Causing Concern

The Air Force and Lockheed Martin in discussions regarding the huge cost overruns in the production of the 108 C-5 aircraft. Initial cost estimates were stated at $83 million a piece, but the final cost is now closer to $100 million, 21% over budget.
 

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Laser disabled engine and drive train of this truck from a mile away
Laser disabled engine and drive train of this truck from a mile away
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Space debris in low-earth orbit  shown here in a computer-generated image  will be given a new light...
Space debris in low-earth orbit, shown here in a computer-generated image, will be given a new light, or beam, thanks to multi-million dollar contracts the US Air Force awareded to Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.
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Have you ever wondered what space smells like?
Have you ever wondered what space smells like?
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Lockheed Martin laser weapons disables boat
Lockheed Martin laser weapons disables boat
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An F-35 stealth fighter conducting vertical takeoff/landing.
An F-35 stealth fighter conducting vertical takeoff/landing.
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An artistic rendering of Lockheed Martin’s lunar lander design concept
An artistic rendering of Lockheed Martin’s lunar lander design concept
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An artist s illustration of Lockheed Martin s proposed moon lander attached to the Lunar Orbital Pla...
An artist's illustration of Lockheed Martin's proposed moon lander attached to the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway, a small space station that NASA aims to start building in lunar orbit in 2022.
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