Tag: lockheed martin

  • AT63 Pampa

    The newest version of the AT-63 Pampa was designed by Lockheed Martin for the Argentina Air Force for use as a training aircraft. Production of the Pampa is being completed in Argentina by Lockheed Martin Aircraft Argentina S.A. The first demonstrator aircraft was completed on December 15, 2004 and flight tests began on June 30, […]

  • C-130 Hercules

    The Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules aircraft is affectionately referred to by many as the Herc and has been in continuous production since 1956. To date, more than 2,260 of the aircraft in various configurations have been delivered to 60 countries, and 67 countries fly the plane, some of which were purchased as pre-owned. From 1964 […]

  • C-141 Starlifter

    The C-141 Starlifter is manufactured by Lockheed-Georgia Co. (now Lockheed Martin) and entered service for the United States Air Force in 1964 though it didn’t actually begin operations until 1965. In 1979, the U.S. Army took delivery of its first C-141. The aircraft has been primarily used for long range troop and equipment transportation and […]

  • C-5 Galaxy

    The C-5 Galaxy entered service in June 1970 when Lockheed-Georgia Co. delivered the aircraft to the United States Air Force. The USAF has retained exclusive purchasing rights to the Galaxy. The primary purpose of the Lockheed C-5 is to support heavy airlift missions on behalf of the U.S. military. The airplane is capable of transporting […]

  • F22 Raptor

    Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company originally developed the F-22 Raptor as a replacement for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15 back in the early 1970’s. Engineers from Lockheed and General Dynamics worked on the aircraft plans as part of the ultra-secret Skunk Works program. The plans emerged in October 1985 when the Air Force requested new fighter […]

  • F35 Lightning

    The reputation of the F-35 Lightning as a stealthy and versatile strike fighter is due in part to its ability to operate at supersonic speeds in all weather conditions. Because of its sophisticated design and technology, the F-35 Lightning II represents the future of military aircraft for manufacturers in the United States and other countries […]

  • P3 Orion

    The P-3 Orion has made its reputation as a formidable submarine finder, though its maritime duties also include sea patrols and reconnaissance. Not only is the P-3 Orion used extensively by the United States Navy, it is flown by the German and Pakistan Navies. Many other countries have at least one P-3 as well, including […]