Lockheed Martin operates as a global security and aerospace company. In 2016, Lockheed Martin is in the eye of a negative press tornado that is swirling over reports of poor F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performance and the USAF with U.S. NATO partners cutting their purchase orders.
Slumping oil prices and the rising dollar In the Middle East has lowered the demand for troop armored platforms. Companies like Oshkosh and L-3 Communications will radically see their sales noise-dive as the demand for aircraft, air defense, and stockpiling ammunition (as Gadhafi did) will accelerate.
People’s Liberation Army’s Hacking of America’s Cyberspace will continue into 2020. Without much doubt, according to Richard Clarke, the Chinese stole the plans for the F-35 fighter plane by hacking into the Lockheed-Martin database in Silicon Valley. Software bombs could have been placed into the software of the F-22 Raptor and the Boeing 787.
General Mark A. Welsh III tiptoed over the reduction in US Air Force manning as non-military backgrounder Deborah Lee James was appointed Secretary of the Air Force on December 20, 2013. With the General set to retire in June 2017, it is clear that
The population of this tiny glacier country is only 5.46 million. According to the Global Health Facts, “the population is aging with the birth rate at 10.42 births per 1,000 populations per year, or a fertility rate of 1.8. With a median age of 42.7 years, Finland is one of countries with
ViaSat Inc. is a global broadband service and technology company, and the British firm Cobham, will work together to create new and innovative product and service offerings to the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market. The first satellite terminal product speculated to
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke about the DoD budget at an Economic Club of Washington breakfast event at 8:30 a.m. on February 2, 2016. He stated that the fiscal year 2017 budget will request $582.7 billion in funding for the Pentagon, including $71.4 billion for research and
During the Iraq War, the USS Firebolt (PC-10) had a crew of 30 sailors and tasked with coastal patrol and interdiction surveillance in the Persian Gulf. Twelve years later a new breed of patrol boats have been designed and in service in the Persian Gulf.
The growth promised by the $9.1 billion acquisition of Sikorsky from United Technology comes with many migraines for the CEO of Lockheed Martin.Marilyn Hewson. Before Hewson agreed to buy Sikorsky, United Technology announced cutting the Sikorsky global workforce by
In Silicon Valley of Northern California, many have gotten use to the Google self-driving car which is the size of a “smart car.” The Google car’s software and sensors predicts what all the objects around us might do next. It predicts that the cyclist will ride by and the pedestrian will cross the street.