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2010-10-12 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multimission helicopter. The contracts were awarded by Naval Air Systems Command and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition. ALFS provides critical undersea warfare mission support capabilities, including submarine detection,...

2010-10-05 09:00:00

BATH, Maine, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $33.7 million contract to provide ongoing lead yard services for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS destroyer program. This option modifies a contract initially awarded in November 2005. Bath Iron Works (BIW) has provided program management, engineering and design support for DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class ships under the lead yard services program since...

2010-09-09 10:07:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials for upgraded Aegis Combat Systems installed aboard two Navy ships. The Navy determined that the Aegis Combat Systems aboard the cruisers USS Mobile Bay and USS Philippine Sea are fully operational. As part of the cruiser modernization program, the computer suites on these ships were upgraded with enhanced technical data...

2010-08-05 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $13.7 million U.S. Navy contract to upgrade the Aegis weapons system for several Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Ticonderoga-class cruisers. Under the Aegis modernization baseline contract, Raytheon will implement various ordnance alterations to enhance the weapons system's tracking performance and missile communication capabilities. The upgrades will improve radio frequency signal generation,...

2010-07-29 09:07:00

KAUAI, Hawaii, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea ship Sejong the Great, supported by the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), successfully completed a three-week series of trials for the ship's combat system. The Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) were conducted at sea and took place at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the Hawaiian island of Kauai. During the CSSQT, the ship's Aegis Combat System was evaluated for combat-readiness through...

2010-07-12 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $14.2 million contract to deliver the Ship Self Defense System (SSDS Mk 2) Open Architecture for four U.S. Navy ships and one land-based test facility. SSDS is an open, distributed combat management system for aircraft carriers and expeditionary warfare ships. It is designed to expedite the detect-to-engage sequence to defend against anti-ship cruise missiles. SSDS links and automates...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) $59.2 million for advanced procurement of critical components of the Aegis weapons system for the next two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, DDG 114 and DDG 115. The contract represents the latest chapter of the Navy and Raytheon's 30-year partnership on the Aegis program. Under the contract, the Navy will receive advanced procurement materials and associated services for the AN/SPY-1D(V)...

2010-04-12 08:07:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully identified and tracked numerous live targets for the first time using its new Multi-Mission Signal Processor (MMSP). The MMSP is intended to help combine next-generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense and Anti-Air Warfare capabilities in an open combat system architecture for the U.S. Navy. "By combining the proven SPY-1 radar and Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense signal processing capability, we will...

2010-03-11 08:07:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in support of the U.S. Navy, successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) for Aegis Combat Systems installed aboard U.S. and Spanish navy ships. The last time these two nations participated in a combined CSSQT was in 2007. The latest event was conducted at sea last week in the vicinity of Pt. Mugu, CA and involved U.S. Navy destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Wayne E Meyer (DDG 108) along...

2010-01-14 09:07:00

Eagan, Minn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered two of seven upgraded P-3C maritime surveillance aircraft for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan under the U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales program. The most recent aircraft delivery occurred on Jan. 7 to the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla., for subsequent transfer to Pakistan. Lockheed Martin delivered the first plane in October 2009. Lockheed Martin is upgrading the P-3Cs' aircraft and...


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