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Aeronautics Sustainment

Keeping Our Products Mission Ready 

At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we strive to be the partner of choice to ensure our customers’ products are mission ready and have relevant capabilities throughout the entire life cycle – from design through post-delivery support.

  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. This organization fields over 1,200 experienced professionals at more than 60 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. 
  • 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.
  • U-2 Dragon Lady Sustainment: As part of a longstanding partnership with the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin provides U-2S critical sustainment services in Engineering, Field Service, Logistics, Modification, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, and Technical Publications in support of 24/7/365 operations. To ensure the capabilities of the Dragon Lady are maintained for the future, Lockheed Martin performs Programmed Depot Maintenance every seven years or 4,800 flight hours. A thorough controlled interval extension program for maintenance activities continues to enhance the affordability of the U-2S throughout its life cycle. U-2 sustainment also includes engine maintenance, repair and overhaul performed by Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions.