Royal Canadian Navy takes on Lockheed Martin’s SPY-7 radar
Scalable, modular system will provide protection over the next 40 years.
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.
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.
Lockheed Martin announces US$142M expansion of Arkansas plant
The facility currently employs about 700 workers.
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.
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.
Liberal ministers snub Boeing, meet Lockheed reps at Paris Air Show
Plan to buy Super Hornets on hold, Trudeau government considering all options.
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.
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.
Sajjan going back to drawing board on fighter jets
Repeating consultations with industry, consult allies’ about experiences using various aircraft.
Lockheed Martin wins $14.5M sub support contract
Will support the submarine fire control system installed in four Victoria-class vessels.
Lockheed Martin wants F-35 in competition for jet contract
Trudeau Liberals reported to have decided on Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet instead.
Lockheed Martin Canada opens Ottawa partnership and innovation centre
Will bring Canadian industry and academia together for critical research, development and technology advancement.
Lockheed Martin deal expands Avcorp’s F-35 work
Delta, BC company will be making outboard wing variants.
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.
D-Wave breaks quantum barrier
Milestone enables system to address larger, more complex problems.
Lockheed Martin buying Sikorsky Aircraft for $9B
Defence contractor plans to add the helicopter manufacturer to its mission systems and training unit.
Vancouver’s IBC delivers first EOTS components for F-35 fighter jet
Alloys are three times stiffer than aluminum with 22% less weight.
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.
F-35 engine safety debate revived
Cabinet continues to mull over fighter choices.
Jets makers crank up the hard sell to replace C-18s
Harper government looks at alternatives to the troubled F-35 program
F-35 lifetime maintenance costs could double: defence expert
Numbers could be off between $12 billion and $81 billion, depending on factors.
More F-35 jet delays and affordability issues
Report says operations and fighting software face 13-month delay.
Boeing awaits Harper government’s verdict on F-35 program
Aerospace giant and Lockheed rival wants to sell Canada its updated Super Hornet.
Dassault Aviation pitches Harper government on CF 18 replacement
French aircraft manufacturer offers lower long-term support costs, and the aircraft is production.
From PLANT West: D-Wave’s Quantum leap
D-Wave puts the super into complex computing.
Lockheed Martin to furlough 3,000 workers due to government shutdown
Defence contractor says that number will likely increase as shutdown continues.
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.
Lockheed subsidiary Kelly Aviation opens Montreal maintenance plant
Initial workforce of 90 is expected to expand to about 100 by year-end.
CAE well positioned to fend of intensifying competition
Industry analyst says aerospace simulator dominates with 56% of the market.
D-Wave Systems earns 100th US patent
Patent portfolio also rated #4 in computing systems by IEEE Spectrum.
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.