LOCKHEED MARTIN WINS $50 MILLION CONTRACT TO UPGRADE NORWEGIAN P-3 AIRCRAFT.
EAGAN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 7, 1996--Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems, a business unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : LMT LMT left mentotransverse (position of fetus). ), has been awarded a $50 million contract to provide systems integration, fabrication, installation and delivery of upgrade kits that incorporate advanced radar, computers, displays and communications systems into NorwayUs fleet of P-3C aircraft used for surveillance and patrol. The award, procured through a Foreign Military Sales That portion of United States security assistance authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, as amended. This assistance differs from the Military Assistance Program and the International Military Education and Training Program agreement administered by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command The Naval Air Systems Command, or NAVAIR, is the part of the United States Navy which provides materiel support for naval aircraft and airborne weapon systems, such as guided missiles. NAVAIR was established in 1966 as the successor to the Navy's Bureau of Naval Weapons (BuWeps). , expands Lockheed MartinUs prime contractor/weapons systems integration role to include foreign P-3 aircraft.
Tactical Defense Systems was awarded the prime systems integration contract for the U.S. NavyUs P-3C Antisurface Warfare Improvement Program (AIP AIP acute intermittent porphyria.
AIP Acute intermittent porphyria ) in 1994. The business unit has total system performance responsibility, including the design, development, installation and test; acquisition of subsystems and management of suppliers; integrated logistics support A composite of all the support considerations necessary to assure the effective and economical support of a system for its life cycle. It is an integral part of all other aspects of system acquisition and operation. Also called ILS. ; training and system supportability. Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems in Marietta, Ga., manufactures the P-3.
The modification of the four Norwegian aircraft will begin in 1997, with final aircraft delivery in 1999.
Tactical Defense Systems leads a team comprising Lockheed Martin Aircraft Center and several other key subcontractors. Norwegian companies participating in the industrial cooperation program include Rescission, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA Asa (ā`sə), in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and , Siemens, Teleplan, and Nera.
Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems in Eagan provides C3I and systems integration solutions through the design and integration of information management and communications systems used by U.S. and foreign defense agencies.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, headquartered in Bethesda, Md., is a highly diversified, advanced technology company with current annual sales of nearly $30 billion. It has more than 190,000 employees worldwide.
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