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2014-04-16 12:22:24

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from a HIMARS launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 65 kilometers away. The test is the final milestone before the Developmental Test/Operational...

2014-03-13 12:20:19

DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S. Army for Lot 9 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket. The new allotment of rockets will be delivered to the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Republic of Italy. Delivery will begin in April 2015. Work will be performed at the Lockheed Martin facilities in Camden, Ark., and Dallas, Texas. "We are proud of the continued...

2014-02-24 12:20:59

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Military Ammunition Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile Synopsis This report offers detailed analysis of the global Military Ammunition market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Military Ammunition market. Summary "The Global Military...

2014-02-24 08:21:16

Systems to go aboard FFX-, AOE II-class ships TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the Republic of Korea Navy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/NE66690 ) Under the direct commercial sale, the largest ever for the Phalanx program, Raytheon will deliver the Phalanx systems for installation aboard the FFX Batch II frigate-class ships and...

2014-02-08 00:20:22

Exceeds performance requirements, verifies production readiness NEW DELHI, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive First Article Test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test series validated performance and reliability of the Excalibur Ib production configuration, and moves the program toward full-rate production. "Excalibur gives the warfighter a pinpoint...

2014-02-03 12:20:57

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully conducted the second Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Four rockets were fired from a M270A1 launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 17 kilometers away. This test follows the initial successful PQT test conducted in October 2013. "Production Qualification...

2013-12-10 08:22:42

Results will inform German and Dutch precision munition purchase YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 10 precision-guided Excalibur projectiles during the final phase of compatibility testing at Yuma Proving Ground. This live-fire demonstration, funded by the U.S., Germany and supported by Raytheon-funded initial testing, marked the completion of a multi-phase assessment that verified Excalibur's...

2013-11-20 08:20:34

DALLAS, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Smart Weapons Market by Share Analysis, Trend, Industry & Technology Roadmap, expected to reach $5335.1 Million with a CAGR of 8.06% - Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018)." Browse more than 49 Market Data Tables with 82 Figuresspread through 149 Pagesand in-depth TOC on "Smart Weapons Market" http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-weapons-market-1284.html Early buyers will receive 10% customization...

2013-10-29 23:26:19

Casey Stegall and Team Report Live From Smart Rifle Facility in Austin Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 On Wednesday October 16th, as the clocks ticked toward the potential debt crisis, a team of FOX News reporters was inside TrackingPoint's™ state of the art technical facility, seeing first hand how the smart rifles that have disrupted the entire firearms industry are made and tested. The team reported live that day, and the lead reporter discussed hitting shots at 1000 yards...

2013-09-11 08:20:55

Includes production of SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $136.2 million contract for federal FY13 to remanufacture, overhaul and upgrade 19 Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems and produce four SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems. This contract includes a $94.8 million option for FY14 covering an additional 12 Phalanx and four SeaRAM systems. The option, if exercised, would...