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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is a US global aerospace, defence, security, and advanced technology company with worldwide interests. It was formed by the 1995 merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta, and employs 123,000 people worldwide. 

China’s aerospace giant AVIC taps capital markets for growth

A concept helicopter model made by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), which aims to quadruple its sales to 1 trillion yuan (US$157.7 billion) by 2020 from 2011. It will display more than 150 products during the six-day-long Zhuhai airshow. Photo: Xinhua

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the country’s dominant aerospace and defence contractor, plans to raise more money in the mainland and Hong Kong stock markets to bankroll future growth and develop its first top-of-the-line jet engine.

Tuesday, 13 November, 2012, 2:24pm

Lockheed sees US$1.1b liability if F-35 deal delayed

Lockheed sees US$1.1b liability if F-35 deal delayed

US weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp said it faced a potential termination liability of us$1.1 billion on the F-35 fighter program unless it received additional funding for production of a sixth batch of airplanes by year end.

26 Oct 2012 - 11:50am

EADS, BAE call off world's biggest arms merger

  The deadline for BAE Systems and EADS to confirm a merger is just hours away. Photo: AFP

EADS and BAE Systems will not extend their merger talks later on Wednesday, calling an end to a plan to create the world’s largest defence group.

10 Oct 2012 - 8:17pm

BAE, EADS due to say if they seek to merge

  The deadline for BAE Systems and EADS to confirm a merger is just hours away. Photo: AFP

Leading European aerospace and defence companies EADS and BAE Systems are to ask Wednesday for a delay from British regulators to a deadline on announcing if they will pursue a tie-up that would create a global giant bigger than US rival Boeing, a source close to the matter said.\

10 Oct 2012 - 10:45am

EADS-BAE merger talks enter critical phase

Photo: AFP

Political wrangling between Germany, France and Britain has entered a critical phase ahead of an imminent deadline for a merger of EADS and BAE to create the world’s top aerospace and arms group.

8 Oct 2012 - 11:21am