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2014-03-03 08:20:59

Kuwait upgrades defenses with world's most advanced air and missile defense technology TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait. These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwait currently owns to counter current and evolving threats. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone...

2014-03-02 23:01:31

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Market (by Land-Based Systems, Naval Systems and Airborne Systems) – Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 – 2020” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 The report covers an in-depth analysis of the air and missile defense radar market from the year (2014-2020). It provides information about the current trends in the market with respect to platforms, technology, region, country and the current market...

2013-12-11 08:20:24

New PDB-7 software excels in its first FSP test firing TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System test fired nine Patriot missiles at McGregor Range, N.M., during its annual Field Surveillance Program (FSP), successfully engaging inbound and outbound unmanned air breathing targets. This was the first FSP conducted with the PAC-2 missiles, using the recently launched Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7) software...

2013-11-20 12:21:19

Annual program designed to test readiness in the field TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. "Patriot's successful track record is testament to its continual testing and evolution," said Ralph...

2013-11-14 12:20:33

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) recently achieved another successful flight test, with the missile scoring a direct hit on a moving maritime target. The test was conducted in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Office of Naval Research (ONR) program. Flying over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, Calif., a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber from the 337(th) Test and Evaluation...

2013-11-06 12:22:31

ORLANDO, Fla. and MUNICH and ROME, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during a stressing demonstration of its 360-degree air and missile defense (AMD) capabilities at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The flight test achieved all criteria for success. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131106/DA11919-INFO) All elements of the MEADS system were...

2013-10-31 08:21:52

US-Japan co-development program on track for 2015 flight testing TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its Japanese partner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have completed the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA guided missile Critical Design Review (CDR). The CDR verified that the missile's design will meet the stringent, specific operational performance requirements necessary to defeat the projected threats. The SM-3 Block IIA will defeat incoming...

2013-10-21 12:20:34

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for an upcoming dual-intercept test later this year, a Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) successfully acquired and tracked a Lance tactical ballistic missile (TBM) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This was the first attempt by a MEADS radar to track a live TBM. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131021/FL00318 ) The X-band MFCR detected the Lance TBM soon after...

2013-10-18 12:20:10

COURTLAND, Ala., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] held an event yesterday to mark 20 years in Courtland, Ala., where it manufactures defense systems. The company acquired the 660-acre Courtland property in 1993 and began construction that year of nine buildings on the site, which was a U.S. Army Air Corps base during World War II. More than 100 employees and contractors attended the anniversary celebration at the facility. "Our Courtland facility long has...

2013-10-03 23:21:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market 2013–2023. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Synopsis This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the global missiles and missile defense systems industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the...