About 220 workers on the F-16 production line were handed layoff notices Wednesday by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. in Fort Worth as the defense contractor begins cuts in its F-16 Fighting Falcon program.
Lockheed Martin Corp. has sold its 42 percent share in joint venture company TUSAS Aerospace Industries (TAI) to Turkish Aircraft Industries (TUSAS) as part of Turkey's plan to consolidate its defense industry into a single company.
Lockheed Martin recently named June R. Shrewsbury to the position of vice president, F-16 programs. She will be responsible for the strategy, guidance and direction of all F16 related business, which encompasses activities with 24 countries.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. has received follow-on purchase orders worth $5.75 million to supply wing-flap drive systems for the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
In a brief ceremony today at Edwards Air Force Base in California, Pratt & Whitney celebrated the 30th anniversary of the delivery of the first production F100 engine.
Lockheed Martin successfully demonstrated the addition of a night vision goggle capability to the F-16 Mission Training Centers (MTC) it produces for the U.S. Air Force.
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) has exercised its option to purchase additional Lockheed Martin PANTERA advanced targeting pods (ATPs) with accompanying spares and support.
L-3 Communications has recently been awarded contracts by Goodrich to provide key sub-systems for the Poland Peace Sky F16 Reconnaissance program. The value of these sub-contracts is in excess of $10 million.
Pratt & Whitney's San Antonio facility has been awarded a contract valued at $52 million to remanufacture engine combustion chambers for the F-15 and F-16 aircraft
Lockheed Martin received a $87 million contract to support upgrades to 17 F-16 A/Bs of the Royal Jordanian Air Force. The main upgrade is the F16 A/B Mid-Life Update (MLU), essentially the same as being performed on 400 F-16s operated by the five European Participating Air Forces (EPAF).
BAE Systems has been selected as a prime contractor to provide some technical, software, hardware and support services to the U.S. Air Force for the F-16 fighter jet.
Today Pratt & Whitney joined the countries of the European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the F-16 Fighting Falcon EPAF program in Brussels, Belgium.
CPU Technology announced that its prototype AN/APG-68 Modernized Programmable Signal Processor (MPSP), a form-, fit- and function-compatible Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) for F16 Block 30/40 aircraft, has completed Design Try Out (DTO) flight tests.
The Theatre Airborne Reconnaissance System (TARS) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) successfully performed, for the first time, aboard an operational F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. TARS SAR is the first all weather, day and night, precision radar capability developed for tactical aircraft.
Raytheon Company's unitary/penetration variant of Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW-C) has completed operational test (OT) firings with nine of 10 shots successful against a wide range of targets. JSOW-C was developed by a team that includes the U.S. Navy, Raytheon, BAE Systems and Thales Missile Electronics.