Articles about Lockheed Martin

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

06 May 2020

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

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

SpaceX's precision parts manufacturer just got hacked

02 Mar 2020

Technology
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.

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

14 May 2019

World
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.

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

29 Apr 2019

Technology
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!

US report claims IAF didn't down Pakistani F-16. Cover-up much?

05 Apr 2019

World
US report claims IAF didn't down Pakistani F-16. Cover-up much?

Weeks after India and Pakistan indulged in aerial combat, a US publication has contradicted IAF's claim that it shot down a Pakistani F-16.

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

07 Mar 2019

World
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.

All about Mirage-2000, the jet which destroyed terror camps

26 Feb 2019

India
All about Mirage-2000, the jet which destroyed terror camps

Avenging the dastardly Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred, the Indian Air Force attacked terror camps flourishing in Pakistan on Tuesday.

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

20 Feb 2019

India
#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.

Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India

08 Sep 2018

India
Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India

Putting a stop to all speculations and suspense, the Union Government announced today that Aero India, Asia's largest military aviation exhibition, will be held in Bengaluru this time as well.

Bomb that killed 40 Yemeni children supplied by US: Report

18 Aug 2018

World
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.

SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

22 Jun 2018

Business
SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

SpaceX has landed a $130 million contract with the US Air Force to launch an Air Force satellite using its Falcon Heavy rocket.

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

13 Jun 2018

World
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.

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

05 Jun 2018

World
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).

Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report

10 May 2018

India
Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report

Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."

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

01 May 2018

World
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.

UP minister on five-day US visit to woo investors

29 Apr 2018

World
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.

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

27 Apr 2018

India
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.

Defence Expo begins; major military firms showcase latest weapons

11 Apr 2018

India
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.

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

08 Apr 2018

India
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.

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

23 Feb 2018

India
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.

#DefenseDiaries: Why the IAF loves the Mirage-2000 fighter jets

22 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: Why the IAF loves the Mirage-2000 fighter jets

The French-made Dassault Mirage-2000 is undoubtedly one of Indian Air Force's (IAF) most versatile and deadliest aircraft.

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

11 Nov 2017

India
#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.

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

04 Nov 2017

India
#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.

Should India focus more on enhancing its air power?

25 Oct 2017

India
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.

India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets

07 Oct 2017

India
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.

Trump may visit India as part of East Asia tour

01 Oct 2017

World
Trump may visit India as part of East Asia tour

As US President Donald Trump embarks on his East Asian tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines on November 3-14, sources say that there may be a possibility of him visiting India as the White House mentioned that Trump "will discuss the importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America's prosperity and security."

Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan

26 Sep 2017

World
Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any possibility for the deployment of Indian troops to Afghanistan.

Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?

26 Sep 2017

World
Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?

US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis has arrived in India for a two-day visit. He was welcomed by India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.

Mattis to meet Sitharaman to boost Indo-US defense ties

21 Sep 2017

World
Mattis to meet Sitharaman to boost Indo-US defense ties

US Defense Secretary James Mattis will be visiting New Delhi on September 25 where he'll attempt to forge "a strong political connect" to boost the Indo-US defense cooperation.

US defense firms oppose technology transfer in Make in India

19 Sep 2017

World
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.

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

23 Jul 2017

India
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.

Modi's US visit: Praises for MEA, investment pitch for CEOs

26 Jun 2017

World
Modi's US visit: Praises for MEA, investment pitch for CEOs

Wrapping up Day 1 of his first US visit under Trump's Presidency, PM Modi interacted with top American CEOs and addressed the Indian community in Washington DC.

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

20 Jun 2017

Business
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.

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

13 Jun 2017

India
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.

US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

05 Jun 2017

World
US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

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

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

21 May 2017

World
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.

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

03 May 2017

World
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.

Lockheed Martin says will work to reduce F35 jet cost

24 Dec 2016

Business
Lockheed Martin says will work to reduce F35 jet cost

Marillyn Hewson, the chief executive of Lockheed Martin Corp told President-elect Donald Trump that she would work toward driving down the cost of manufacturing the F35 fighter jet.

Centre fast-tracks Infantry Combat Vehicle project

13 Dec 2016

India
Centre fast-tracks Infantry Combat Vehicle project

The Defence Ministry has fast-tracked the 'Make in India' initiative to produce 2,610 future infantry combat vehicles for the Army; the project is estimated to cost Rs.60,000 crore.

Donald Trump looks to cancel Boeing's Air Force One contract

08 Dec 2016

Business
Donald Trump looks to cancel Boeing's Air Force One contract

US President-elect Donald Trump, who is set to take office on 20 January 2017, urged the government to cancel the country's Air Force One contract with Boeing.