Tag: lockheed martin
Rocket roars to life at Vandenberg with secret orbital payload
from latimes.com: A 19-story-tall rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base late Thursday night, carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government. An Atlas V rocket blasted off from Space […]
U.S. space-based missile alert system moves forward
from StratRisks.com: The United States’ futuristic missile alert system operating from outer space moved forward with Lockheed Martin’s delivery of the third “highly elliptical earth orbit” satellite payload system. A […]
Space Junk #5: Air Force Approves Lockheed Martin Space Fence
Lockheed Martin approved by US Air Force to implement Space Fence to be operational by 2017, reports Universe Today. The system will track, detect and catalog over 200,000 pieces of space junk.
US/China Drone War: Chinese Hacked RQ-170 Drone Over Iran
US officials reject Iran’s claim that it brought down the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel but remain tight-lipped about what caused the crash…their intelligence agencies discovered the culprits were a Chinese cyber warfare team which seized control of the drone.