Sustainment is a Facet of Every Lockheed Martin Program
At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we ensure our customers’ products are mission ready and have relevant capabilities
throughout the entire life cycle.
We strive to provide our customers with solutions across all phases of the life cycle – from initial conceptual design through post-delivery support – to keep our products relevant for decades.
See How We're Keeping Our Products Mission Ready and Relevant
C-5 Galaxy: As part of Lockheed Martin’s Sustainment offerings, C-5 modernization provides greatly improved reliability, efficiency, maintainability and availability, while ensuring this critical national strategic airlift asset continues serving the warfighter well into the 21st century. Read more.
C-130J Super Hercules: With C-130 and L-100s operated by 70 nations, there is a need for around-the-clock, real-time worldwide fleet support options. We are proud to provide such resources to the global community of Hercules operators, ranging from a global network of certified C-130 service centers to a customer service center. Read more.
Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions: As Lockheed Martin’s only engine facility, Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions is recognized as a Center of Excellence for aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul for the U.S. military, international governments and commercial airlines and operators. Read more.
F-16 Fighting Falcon: As original equipment manufacturer and design authority for the F-16, Lockheed Martin is uniquely qualified to design, engineer, develop, integrate and sustain comprehensive F-16 solutions tailored to customer needs. International upgrade programs help achieve long-term cost savings through commonality and interoperability. Read more.
F-22 Raptor: Lockheed Martin is the original equipment manufacturer and support integrator for the F-22. We remain committed to working closely with the U.S. Air Force to integrate a total life-cycle systems management process to ensure that the Raptor fleet is mission ready. Read more.
F-35 Lightning II: The F-35 brings advanced technology to every stage of the aircraft life cycle. From production techniques to testing methodologies and from pilot and maintainer training to sustaining the global fleet, the Lightning II is the culmination of decades of experience in fighter technology. Read more.
Greenville Operations: Greenville Operations, located in Greenville, South Carolina, offers comprehensive nose-to-tail maintenance, modifications, and state-of-the-art upgrades for both military and civil aircraft. Over the past three decades, the site has provided world class and affordable sustainment services to thousands of aircraft such as the C-130, P-3, KC-10, and C-9. Read more.
Field Team Operations (FTO): FTO is a maintenance, repair and overhaul organization headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. They field over 900 experienced professionals at more than 50 locations worldwide. Logistics support elements provided by FTO include a variety of functions such as aircraft fleet management, aircraft maintenance and modification, field service representatives, inventory and warehouse management, and pilot and mechanic training, to name a few. Read more.
P-3 Orion: The P-3 Mid-Life Upgrade Program is part of Lockheed Martin’s Sustainment offerings and is the only certified, low-risk and cost-effective solution to extend aircraft service life. Read more.
Skunk Works®: At the front end of business, the Skunk Works focuses on maturing, demonstrating and transitioning technologies that can provide significant improvements to lethality, survivability and affordability, and thereby extend the life and relevancy of our platforms. Read more.
T-50 Multirole Trainer: The T-50 team brings together extensive experience in world-class, worldwide logistics support of its products. Korea Aerospace Industries, Lockheed Martin, General Electric and an international supplier network stand ready to provide all aspects of support for the T-50 training system. Read more.
U-2 Dragon Lady: As the newest version of an American icon, the U-2S stays relevant thanks to an infrastructure and non-proprietary architecture that allow Lockheed Martin to make affordable enhancements. We maintain the current fleet through a 4,000 hour programmed depot maintenance (PDM) cycle, which is included in the budgeted operating costs. In a cost reduction initiative, our engineering analysis has shown the cycle can be safely extended to 4,800 hours and the United States Air Force implementation of the extension is imminent. Read more.