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2014-10-20 23:07:58

Saves 20 weeks on the edit, about two weeks per episode, with Aframe’s Cloud VideoPlatform; delivers series on time, under budget, and ultimately resulting in a better show. Boston and London (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Arrow Media, one of the UK's top independent creative forces, has used Aframe as its cloud video platform for the production of factual series “Ultimate Airport Dubai,” season two. Aframe was used throughout the show’s production to facilitate the production...

2014-10-15 12:21:03

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Qatar has selected Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile, becoming the newest international customer for the program. The initial contract is for missile and command launch system production. "The PAC-3 Missile will provide the Qatar Air Force with proven, reliable performance with unmatched hit-to-kill lethality," said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "The...

2014-10-15 08:22:02

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $124.6 million fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ground components. The contract provides for the delivery of U.S. government THAAD launchers, support equipment, fire control and communication spares, and launcher spares. "THAAD provides the Warfighter with the requisite deployability, combat power...

2014-10-14 16:21:17

Applications accepted starting Veterans Day WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Student Veterans of America (SVA), will provide two Army student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program making its debut at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152134 Named the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for the company's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, the program...

2014-10-14 08:21:05

Raytheon delivers 10th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to Missile Defense Agency six months ahead of schedule WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. just gained another defensive system that will help protect the U.S. and its allies from ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its tenth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic Missile...

2014-09-30 08:21:39

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract award from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. valued at $149.3 million to provide products for the Tamir interceptor used in the defensive Iron Dome Weapon System. Raytheon will utilize its extensive technology resources and supplier network to provide a second source of supply for essential Iron Dome interceptor components. With more than 1,000 successful intercepts, Tamir is the...

2014-09-29 04:20:17

Raytheon initiates more work with Polish defense industry TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is partnering with TELDAT to develop and produce advanced militarized routers for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. TELDAT engineers and technicians will design, integrate and qualify this key communications networking technology for Patriot. Under the initial contract, the engineering teams from each company can begin design work and trade...

2014-09-23 12:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has completed a six-week performance test of its 360-degree Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy, and at MBDA Germany's air defense center in Freinhausen in the presence of representatives from the German Air Force and guests from MEADS partner nations. This was the first time the MFCR has been operated in Germany....

2014-09-18 08:20:49

Additional components maximize deployed system readiness TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars. Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2. The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out of the field to...

2014-09-10 08:21:41

US and international Patriot partners strengthen defense against evolving threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $109 million Engineering Services contract for its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The contract, issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is for ongoing technical support and services to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sale customers to ensure readiness of their...


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