Thursday, August 11, 2011
Thursday, July 7, 2011
A heavy "ruck" is a constant concern for soldiers and Marines. Pack it too lightly and there will come a time you need something and don't have it. Pack it too heavily and every step will become a struggle. Lockheed Martin wants to put these concerns to rest with its new Human Universal Load Carrier, or HULC.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin may re-enter the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) race. The powerful Senate Armed Services Committee of the US is pushing the Defense Department to offer India the high-tech F-35 stealth fighter aircraft, the world’s only fifth generation multi-role fighter, built by Lockheed Martin.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Israeli Air Force (IAF) chief procurement officer Brigadier-General Ze’ev Snir told Israel’s Globes publication that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was a key part of their IAF recapitalization plans, and that Israel intends to buy over 100 of the fighters to replace their F-16s over time. Since then, however, the expected cost of that purchase has more than doubled.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is capable of electronic warfare, and this capability can be very effective in air to air and air to ground missions. According to CEO Bernhard Gerwert of EADS Military Air System, which covers the Eurofighter, the electronic warfare equipment is installed in the wintips, and that means that the aircraft's external stores capacity is not sacrificed.