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    With respect to the Aeronautics segment the majority of revenue is earned through production, design, as well as upgrade and support of Lockheed’s numerous projects. Major programs include the “F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, C-130 Hercules, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, and the C-5M Super Galaxy.” These programs are all typically very long in duration and provide a sustained revenue stream through maintenance and upgrade years after the sale of a plane. Consider the F-35 JSF program which began in October 2001 and is still underway today with the first F-35s entering service in June of 2015.The Aeronautics segment produces the highest revenue along with the highest net profit of any segment. In contrast, the IS &GS segment provides information systems and management for a myriad of government applications. IS&GS projects are generally smaller and more numerous compared other Lockheed programs. One example being the management of the Global Information Grid (GIG) on behalf of the Department of Defense. The grid is integral to providing quality and timely intelligence, surveillance, and communications to soldiers on the battlefield and beyond. Lockheed signed a 7 year contract with the DOD in 2012 to manage the GIG. In contrast to the F-35 program this represents a much shorter revenue stream and an opportunity for competitors to enter the market upon expiration. IS&GS produces the some of the highest revenues while contributing least to the net…

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    Introduction When it comes to maintaining and supporting legacy aircraft such as the F-16 within today’s Air Force inventory, the logistics scheme currently in use includes distinct and separate information systems for repair, supply, maintenance personnel and skills, mission planning and post-mission debriefings. They are standard for the Air Force and used by other fleets (Butler, 2013). With the introduction of the Joint Strike Fighter program, the F-35 will replace several aircraft…

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    Rather than diving into an operations analysis on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 production line blindly, our team will perform background research on modern industrial engineering aspects that affect the line. By doing so, our team will gain some insight as to what influences this production system and what subject areas to focus on. This will give us a different perspective on the space demands of the F-35 at full rate production. In this portion of the report, two separate articles will be discussed…

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    budget cut of $1 billion. I have cut my budget of $200 billion to $199 billion by cutting $57 million from the military, $22 million from food and agriculture, $14 million from transportation, and lastly $7 million from energy and environment. Each one of these cuts were made strategically, with a logical reasoning behind them. Within the military budget, I have cut $57 million. A majority of this cut comes from the cancelling of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The F-35 Joint Strike…

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    Best Fighter Jets

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    fight in the sky. Below is the list of the world's best fighter jets, based on technology, performance, armament fit and aircraft specifications. F-22 Raptor The F-22 Raptor is the fifth-generation stealth fighter in the U. S. Air Force, using modern avionics, efficient engines, and low-observable technology. This fighter…

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    Scorpion Case Study

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    Scorpion Recce Jet – Textron AirLand Unveils The Air Beauty Fighting in the air is not sport. It is scientific murder. — Captain Edward V. 'Eddie' Rickenbacker, USAS In the race of falcons, new bird with all its devastating beauty and efficiency confront itself. The king of techs in airforces, USAF announced that it had signed a unified research and developed a settlement (CRADA) with Textron Airland, under which the service is going to conduct an airworthiness assessment of Textron’s scorpion…

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    Canada Cultural Analysis

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    Canadian Air Division is responsible for the early warning and defense of Canada and is equipped with the CF-18 Hornet fighter aircraft. The United States First Air Force is responsible for the CONR area of responsibility. The CONR area of responsibility is further divided into the western defense sector and eastern defense sector. The Western Defense Sector is headquartered at McChord Air Force Base, Washington and the Eastern Defense Sector is headquartered at Rome, New York. Within the CONR,…

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    to ourselves why all these violent events take place at first, or how a human being can behave in such manner that hurting others and deteriorating that beautiful game is enjoyable. The reason is simple; hooliganism or comparable behavior is also not restricted to a certain city, region, or country. Hooligans often resemble other young men who have problems at school and at home, particularly in connection to authority figure relationships while social control for the greater part is absent.…

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