Lockheed Martin: News

27 Aug 2022


Boeing's Starliner mission suffers another delay; launch in February 2023

Boeing's hopes of sending astronauts to the International Space Station have suffered another setback. The Starliner spacecraft with NASA astronauts aboard is now set for a February 2023 takeoff, said an official announcement.

30 May 2022


'Top Gun: Maverick': Everything to know about breathtaking 'Darkstar' aircraft

Tom Cruise's latest outing Top Gun: Maverick is already being considered a cinematic masterpiece!

06 May 2020


'X Æ A-12 Musk': Story behind name of Musk's baby

On Monday, Elon Musk welcomed his first child with singer Grimes.

02 Mar 2020


SpaceX's precision parts manufacturer just got hacked

In a major shocker, Visser Precision, a custom parts manufacturer for some of the biggest space, auto, and defense contractors - including companies like SpaceX and Lockheed Martin, has been hit by a security breach.

14 May 2019


Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

US company Lockheed Martin, which leads the aerospace industry, has offered a new deal to India. The company has said it will not sell newly-rolled F-21 jets to any other country if India decides to purchase 114 planes.

29 Apr 2019


When 'Invisible malware' infect your PC, antivirus can't do anything

If you think your computer's antivirus is strong enough to deal with all sorts of malware and virus attacks, think again!

07 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Donald Trump calls Apple CEO Tim "Apple", Internet LOLs hard

According to US President Donald Trump, the last name of Apple CEO is "Apple" and not "Cook", and we aren't making this up.

20 Feb 2019


#DefenseDiaries: Lockheed Martin unveils special F-21 fighter jet for India

US defense giant Lockheed Martin, on Wednesday, unveiled the F-21 fighter jet that it claimed is especially designed for India and will be manufactured in India, under the 'Make in India' program.

18 Aug 2018

Donald Trump

Bomb that killed 40 Yemeni children supplied by US: Report

The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in Yemen was sold by the US under a State Department deal with Saudi Arabia.

13 Jun 2018


US approves $930mn deal to sell 6 Apache-attack-choppers to India

The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, the Pentagon said, underlining that this will strengthen India's ability to deter regional threats.

05 Jun 2018

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).

01 May 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.

29 Apr 2018


UP minister on five-day US visit to woo investors

To showcase Uttar Pradesh as an ideal investment destination, cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh today embarked on a five-day visit to the US to rope in certain reputed companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Amazon for setting up their units in the state.

27 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

India's indigenously developed Tejas is aircraft of future: IAF Chief

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa said if Pakistan's fighter jet JF-17 is aircraft of the present, then India's indigenously developed Tejas is the future.

11 Apr 2018


Defence Expo begins; major military firms showcase latest weapons

India's mega defense exhibition, Defense Expo-2018, began today with the participation of major global and domestic military firms, which are eyeing billions of dollars of contract as part of the country's military modernization program.

08 Apr 2018


IAF begins process to buy 110 fighter jets worth $15bn

Indian Air Force (IAF) began the process of buying around 110 fighter jets worth an estimated $15bn. This will be one of the largest orders in recent years.

23 Feb 2018


IAF: Government scraps single-engine fighter plan, here's why

PM Modi-led NDA government has decided to scrap its plan to produce 114 single-engine aircrafts under the "Make in India" framework, at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.15Lcr.

11 Nov 2017

Indian Air Force

#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has told the government that the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies.

04 Nov 2017


#DefenseDiaries: C-130J Super Hercules, IAF's versatile workhorse

Recently, the Indian Air Force landed its Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport plane on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

25 Oct 2017


Should India focus more on enhancing its air power?

Yesterday, at least 16 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in a rare exercise demonstrating its versatility and might.

07 Oct 2017


India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started looking to buy 114 new single-engine fighter jets to increase its firepower even as it struggles with a depleting fleet.

19 Sep 2017


US defense firms oppose technology transfer in Make in India

US defense firms have sought assurances from the Indian government that they won't have to share proprietary technology if they manufacture sophisticated weapons in the country.

23 Jul 2017


Russia to sell MiG-35 fighter jets to IAF, say sources

If reports are believed to be true, then Russia is keen on selling its new fighter jet MiG-35 to India. MiG Corporation's chief said talks were on to understand the country's requirements.

20 Jun 2017


Tata-Lockheed Martin sign deal to manufacture advanced F-16s in India

Tata Advanced Systems Ltd and US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Corp. have signed a deal to manufacture the iconic F-16 fighter jets in India.

13 Jun 2017


IAF to conduct limited trials for F-16/Gripen warplanes

The Indian Air Force will be conducting limited trials of the US-built Lockheed Martin F-16 and Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jets.

05 Jun 2017


US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said America recognizes India "as a major defense partner."

21 May 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit- Signs $110 billion arms deal

US President Donald Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on his maiden foreign visit. He will visit West Asia and Europe.

03 May 2017


Israel displays air power: Debuts F-35s at air show

Israel proudly displayed its newly acquired F-35 stealth fighters in an air show held in connection with its 69th independence day celebrations.

02 Sep 2016


Tata Power signs deal with Lockheed Martin JV

Lockheed Martin's joint venture company with Raytheon, Javelin Joint Venture, signed a deal with Indian power conglomerate Tata Power.

06 Aug 2016


Lockheed Martin proposes to shift F-16 production line to India

On Thursday, American defence major Lockheed Martin offered to move its lone F-16 fighter aircraft production-line, Block 70, to India as part of the 'Make in India' program.