"...particularly concerned over a deal to supply Syria with advanced supersonic P-800 Yakhont cruise missiles that would pose a serious threat to Israel Navy ships if transferred to Hizbullah. ..."Reference: www.jpost.com .
Monday, August 30, 2010
"...Lockheed Martin integrates and continues to launch legacy target missiles
for a portion of the MDA’s tests while developing the next-generation of targets –
Launch Vehicle-2 (LV-2). LV-2 is an intermediate to long range target that will
replace one-of-a-kind legacy targets...."
More reading: Ethics: The Fabric of Business, a Case Study of Lockheed Martin
Sunday, August 29, 2010
"...A top Pentagon official has said he is withholding a contract from Lockheed Martin Corp. over concerns about reliability problems with a missile interceptor..."Reference: wsj.com .
Friday, August 27, 2010
"...a plot involving the other men to blow up two synagogues in the Bronx with remote-control bombs. They also wanted to use surface-to-air missiles to shoot down planes at the Air National Guard base in Newburgh...."Reference: www.google.com .
Thursday, August 26, 2010
"...The prime area of focus for Lockheed Martin will be to provide engineering work on the Aegis missile-defense complex through its systems and sensors business. Additionally, the company will also be providing initial maintenance and support services...."Reference: www.zacks.com .
More Reading on Lockheed Martin from Amazon: Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
"...Defense Minister Gen. Ahmad Vahidi said the third generation of the Fateh-110, which means "conqueror" in Farsi and Arabic, is equipped with a high accuracy guidance control system. He said the solid-fuel missile was..."Reference: www.google.com .
Monday, August 23, 2010
"...The Seraj-1 is a rapid-assault vessel that can operate in stormy weather, while the Zolfaqar can travel at 82 miles per hour and is equipped with the Nasr missile to strike enemy ships, Vahidi said, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency. Both speedboats will “significantly boost the Iranian navy’s defense capability,” he said...."Reference: www.bloomberg.com .
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
"...There is some fear that Iran is moving people and weaponry into position through Latin America, with the (often vocal) support of the Venezuelan government, in order to strike against the U.S. and American interests in the case of an attack on their nuclear facilities by Israel or the U.S...."Reference: chattahbox.com .
Monday, August 16, 2010
"...It will be the first human-like robot to become a permanent resident at the space station. The robot even has its own Twitter account (@AstroRobonaut) where its human handlers are posting updates for the automaton's mission. ..."Reference: www.msnbc.msn.com .
Thursday, August 12, 2010
"...Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles operation and teammate Raytheon Co. have landed a $309 million Army contract ..."Reference: orlandosentinel.com .
Monday, August 9, 2010
from WorldNetDaily Commentary
Chinese ready to kill U.S. Navy carriers?
"...Until now, the carrier has been virtually invincible. Short of a nuclear hit, the American Supercarrier could not be sunk – until now.
The Chinese have built, tested and are on schedule to deploy next year a missile designed to kill an American carrier. ..."
"...Israeli officials opposed the deal, concerned that it could help undermine their military advantage in the region. Israel is not expected to challenge the sale by lobbying Congress. The Obama administration is expected to formally notify Congress of the plan to sell the planes..."Reference: www.dailyfinance.com .
Further Notes: The F-15 is capable of carrying the AIM missile sets- Sparrow and Sidewiders, AMRAAM missiles, and is further upgradeable. Source: Wikipedia
Friday, August 6, 2010
"...China is developing an unprecedented new missile that is designed to be launched from land with enough accuracy to penetrate the defenses of even the most advanced moving aircraft carrier from a distance of more than 900 miles, sources say...."Reference: www.foxnews.com .