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2013-04-09 08:20:23

Powered weapon provides greater capability to warfighter TUCSON, Ariz., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully demonstrated a new integrated fuel system for the company's extended range version of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW ER). During the test, a new production representative tactical fuel tank and fuel delivery system were integrated with the TJ-150 turbojet engine on a modified JSOW C-1 air vehicle. The functional ground test verified...

2013-04-04 12:22:37

CHICAGO, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2013. Major program deliveries during the first quarter were as follows: Major Programs 1st Quarter Year-to- Date 2013 2013 --- ----...

2013-03-25 12:25:23

Rowdy House Music raises our awareness about government waste and corruption STATELINE, Nev., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year millions of Americans are impacted by hurricanes, most recently Hurricane Sandy. And every government response seems to be plagued by FEMA bungling, political pork and red tape. Red tape caused workers contracted by FEMA, as well as tons of supplies to sit idle - at the cost of millions to taxpayers while workers from out of state were...

2013-03-19 16:20:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft were officially welcomed by the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. during a commemorative ceremony today. The jets are assigned to the 422 Test and Evaluation Squadron of the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group. "For more than 50 years, it's been our privilege to support the Air Force mission, and we're honored to deliver the first...

2013-03-13 12:21:37

FAIRFAX, Va., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $19.3 million contract to produce Type-3 advanced mission computers (AMC) for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. General Dynamics has delivered F/A-18 advanced mission computers since 2002. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The AMC is the nerve center of the Super Hornet, providing situational awareness...

2013-02-21 12:21:54

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight a range of its key capabilities and programmes at the Australian International Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); radars and sensor systems; and infrared countermeasures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The air show takes place at Avalon Airport, Geelong, Australia, Feb. 26-March 3....

2013-02-14 12:20:14

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface StandoffMissile (JASSM(®)) recently completed Reliability Assessment Program (RAP) Lot 6 testing with two final flights. The tests met success criteria and demonstrated the effectiveness of hardware enhancements to Lot 6 missiles. In the first test, a B-52 at the Utah Test and Training Range released a JASSM from 35,000 feet traveling at Mach 0.71. In the second test at White Sands Missile...

2013-02-13 20:20:04

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight a wide range of defence and security solutions, including cyber-protected C4I solutions, airborne early warning and control systems, aerial surveillance, fire control radars and marine navigation systems, at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) IDEX 2013...

2013-02-11 16:21:27

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has been approved to enter full-rate production by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). This decision follows a report where the E-2D was declared operationally suitable and effective, following a successful 10-month initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) conducted by the U.S. Navy. (Logo:...

2013-01-22 08:21:51

CHINA LAKE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated the dual targeting capability of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. Two recent tests during the program's integrated test phase prove the weapon can engage challenging stationary targets. Previous testing in the integrated test phase demonstrated JSOW C-1's capability against moving maritime targets. The first stationary land target test was designed to assess JSOW's...