Spy rocket launches privatised
In a bid to reduce costs, the NRO has opened up the spy satellite launch marketplace to competition from a new private operator. [...]
In 2014, Lockheed Martin was the biggest defence company in the world. It is in security, aerospace and aeronautics. Lockheed Martin is the manufacturer of the latest US fighter jets, the F-22 and the F-35.
Frustrated that U.S. restrictions on technology exports are costing them contracts, U.S. military satellite manufacturers have successfully lobbied the Obama administration to relax the export rules concerning their sector. The reforms which are currently ongoing will allow the likes of [...]