Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests Design Changes for Orion Spacecraft’s Fairing Separation System

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Data from First Test Flight Makes Technology Safer, Lighter and More Reliable

Sunnyvale, Calif., July 30, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) engineers have successfully completed testing of design changes made to the NASA Orion spacecraft’s fairing separation system. These changes resulted from data collected during Orion’s first test flight on Dec. 5, 2014.

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MEDICAL EVACUATION FROM LARGE YACHT OFF HOLY ISLAND

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At 08.20hrs on Wednesday 29 July 2015, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Lifeboat to go to the assistance of a female aboard a Sail Training yacht moored off Holy Island. The 14yr old female was sea sick and diabetic, and required urgent medical assistance. Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was quickly launched and made best speed to Holy Island. The Inshore Lifeboat was taken by road, due to choppy sea conditions and launched at Holy Island. The causeway was still open at this time, but the yacht could not enter the harbour at Holy island due to the low tide.

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SECOND CALL-OUT IN 24 HOURS – BROKEN DOWN DIVE RIB

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At 13.34hrs on Saturday 25 July 2015, Seahouses Lifeboat Operations Manager was in the boathouse, when he heard a 7mtr Dive RIB (Rigid Inflatable boat) with 9 divers on board, attempting to call local boats on VHF radio Ch 16. No craft were responding, so the L.O.M. called them on the boathouse radio, and enquired if they had a problem. They replied that they had engine failure (possible propshaft problem), just south of Seahouses near the North Sunderland Buoy. He advised them to call Humber Coastguard on Ch 16, so that assistance could be organised for them, which they did. Meanwhile he spoke to Humber Coastguard by phone, and authorised launch of the All Weather Lifeboat “Grace Darling”.

This was the second call in 24 hours for the Seahouses Crew, and the Lifeboat was quickly launched and made its way to the casualty. The RIB was taken in tow, with consent of the skipper, and taken to Beadnell from where it had originally launched. The boat and its crew of divers were landed safely, and the lifeboat returned to station.

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MISSING CHILDREN ON SEAHOUSES BEACH

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At 21.01hrs on Friday 24 July 2015, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Lifeboat, to carry out a waterline search of the beach north of Seahouses, for two missing children, a girl aged 11 and a boy aged 8, last seen about three and a half hours ago. There was obviously some concern in case they had entered the water. The Inshore Lifeboat was initially launched, but as the light was fading, and in case the incident might escalate due to the time the children had been missing, the All Weather Lifeboat was also launched.

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Government of Canada strengthens environmental response and rescue capability in Vancouver

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Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft based on Canadian West Coast

July 23, 2015

Vancouver, B.C. — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, accompanied by the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced a significant series of enhancements to the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)’s resources in Vancouver Harbour, including further Department of National Defence (DND) / Canadian Armed Forces support to the Canadian Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Station located in downtown Vancouver. Increased cooperation between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and CCG will boost the latter’s capability to respond to marine pollution incidents and conduct search-and-rescue operations in the Vancouver Harbour area.

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Lockheed Martin to Acquire Sikorsky Aircraft and Conduct Strategic Review of IT and Technical Services Businesses

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Corporation takes actions to shape portfolio for future growth

Bethesda, Md., July 20, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft, for $9.0 billion. The price is effectively reduced to approximately $7.1 billion, after taking into account tax benefits resulting from the transaction.

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