Acquisition strengthens Lockheed Martin’s unmanned systems capabilities

  • 13-Nov-2012 01:05 EST

Chandler/May Inc. has developed a fully integrated UAS, consisting of the Fury UAV (shown), SharkFin Mission & Flight Control System, and Tactical Air Vehicle Control System (TACS) ground control station.

Lockheed Martin has acquired Chandler/May Inc., a company that specializes in the design, development, integration, manufacturing, and support of fully integrated mission critical systems for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C4ISR) missions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not material to Lockheed Martin's results of operations. Chandler/May has delivered hundreds of integrated command and control shelters and portable ground control stations in support of U.S. Army UAS programs. It has produced more than 2200 UAVs, including the Desert Hawk UAV, a program for which Chandler/May is a supplier to Lockheed Martin. Chandler/May, which has facilities in Huntsville, AL, and San Luis Obispo, CA, will become part of Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2) business.

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