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News Government Manufacturing General Technology
November 10, 2020  

Royal Canadian Navy takes on Lockheed Martin’s SPY-7 radar

Scalable, modular system will provide protection over the next 40 years.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 24, 2019  

Canada launches multi-billion dollar bidding process for 88 new fighter jets

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 is still in the running along with aircraft from Saab, Airbus and Boeing.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

After Trump request, Lockheed keeps helicopter plant open

Aerospace company told the Coatesville facility’s 465 employees the plant would close by the end of the year.

News Aerospace General
June 18, 2019  

Lockheed Martin announces US$142M expansion of Arkansas plant

The facility currently employs about 700 workers.

News Aerospace Government General
January 24, 2019  

Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter jet competition ramps up

The F-35 is one of four planes currently slated to participate in the $19-billion competition, which will result in the purchase of 88 new fighter aircraft to serve as the air force’s backbone for the coming decades.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 19, 2018  

Canada, US defence giant to launch high stakes talks over warship deal

Lockheed’s proposal beat two rival submissions to design replacements for the navy’s frigate and destroyer fleets.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2017  

Liberal ministers snub Boeing, meet Lockheed reps at Paris Air Show

Plan to buy Super Hornets on hold, Trudeau government considering all options.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
April 18, 2017  

Quantum upgrade: D-Wave tech advances artificial intelligence

The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab in California will upgrade its computing power with the new 2000Q system.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 4, 2017  

Lockheed Martin invests $10M in Montreal aerospace engineering firm

Part of its ITB obligations related to its 2010 Royal Canadian Airforce CC-130J Super Hercules aircraft contract.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

Sajjan going back to drawing board on fighter jets

Repeating consultations with industry, consult allies’ about experiences using various aircraft.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 6, 2016  

Lockheed Martin wins $14.5M sub support contract

Will support the submarine fire control system installed in four Victoria-class vessels.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
June 8, 2016  

Lockheed Martin wants F-35 in competition for jet contract

Trudeau Liberals reported to have decided on Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet instead.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
April 20, 2016  

Lockheed Martin Canada opens Ottawa partnership and innovation centre

Will bring Canadian industry and academia together for critical research, development and technology advancement.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
October 16, 2015  

Lockheed Martin deal expands Avcorp’s F-35 work

Delta, BC company will be making outboard wing variants.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 10, 2015  

Lockheed Martin to cut 500 information systems jobs

Defence manufacturer says it is adjusting to government priority shift; cuts amount to less than 1% of total workforce.

Feature Aerospace Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
August 9, 2015  

D-Wave breaks quantum barrier

Milestone enables system to address larger, more complex problems.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 20, 2015  

Lockheed Martin buying Sikorsky Aircraft for $9B

Defence contractor plans to add the helicopter manufacturer to its mission systems and training unit.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 13, 2015  

Vancouver’s IBC delivers first EOTS components for F-35 fighter jet

Alloys are three times stiffer than aluminum with 22% less weight.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
May 19, 2015  

Canadians join all-female trade mission to Sao Paolo

Trip includes vice-presidents from Lockheed Martin, Blackberry and the head of a major Alberta egg farm.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 10, 2014  

F-35 engine safety debate revived

Cabinet continues to mull over fighter choices.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
May 29, 2014  

Jets makers crank up the hard sell to replace C-18s

Harper government looks at alternatives to the troubled F-35 program

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
April 30, 2014  

F-35 lifetime maintenance costs could double: defence expert

Numbers could be off between $12 billion and $81 billion, depending on factors.

News Aerospace General Production
March 25, 2014  

More F-35 jet delays and affordability issues

Report says operations and fighting software face 13-month delay.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
February 19, 2014  

Boeing awaits Harper government’s verdict on F-35 program

Aerospace giant and Lockheed rival wants to sell Canada its updated Super Hornet.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 22, 2014  

Dassault Aviation pitches Harper government on CF 18 replacement

French aircraft manufacturer offers lower long-term support costs, and the aircraft is production.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
October 16, 2013  

From PLANT West: D-Wave’s Quantum leap

D-Wave puts the super into complex computing.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
October 7, 2013  

Lockheed Martin to furlough 3,000 workers due to government shutdown

Defence contractor says that number will likely increase as shutdown continues.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
September 25, 2013  

Former RCAF commander to head defence giant Lockheed Martin Canada

Defence giant estimates that the Canadian industry could potentially receive $11 billion of contracts over 25 to 40 years.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
September 13, 2013  

Lockheed subsidiary Kelly Aviation opens Montreal maintenance plant

Initial workforce of 90 is expected to expand to about 100 by year-end.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
August 22, 2013  

CAE well positioned to fend of intensifying competition

Industry analyst says aerospace simulator dominates with 56% of the market.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 20, 2013  

D-Wave Systems earns 100th US patent

Patent portfolio also rated #4 in computing systems by IEEE Spectrum.

News Operations
April 8, 2013  

BC’s D-Wave sells super-faster quantum computer to Lockheed Martin

Aerospace giant backs super tech that’s 500,000 times faster than predecessor.