Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) will establish a Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) Expanded Repair Capability facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – the first Sniper support facility established outside the United States.

Designed to support the Royal Saudi Air Force’s (RSAF) Sniper ATPs, the Expanded Repair Capability facility will provide both affordability benefits and expedited repair times for the RSAF. Lockheed Martin employees will train AEC technicians to perform maintenance on Sniper ATP line replaceable units, and future AEC support will include managing logistics and completing product upgrades for both Sniper ATP and LANTIRN™ pods.

“Providing in-Kingdom support with AEC ensures that Sniper ATP capability is readily available for the RSAF,” said John Rogers, F-15SA program manager at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “AEC is a strategic partner in the Kingdom, and we look forward to finding additional opportunities to work together.” […]