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2012-09-27 02:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded a $71 million contract for the full-rate production of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract, awarded by the U.S. Navy, provides for the production of operational missiles for the Navy and the Government of Italy, as well as training missile systems for the Navy, and all related supplies and services necessary for manufacturing, sparing, and fleet deployment. The AARGM...

2012-09-10 06:21:05

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2012 Air Force Association (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Journalists can obtain additional program information at www.lockheedmartin.com/afa and Twitter. Tuesday, Sept. 18Location: Gaylord Conference Room, National Harbor 13 10:00 a.m. - LRASM: Next-Generation...

2012-09-07 10:20:41

BEX, Switzerland, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a celebration of Aviation, Yves "Jetman" Rossy took to the skies with fellow "Breitling Flyer" pilot, Nigel Lamb in the renowned Spitfire MH434. In this unique close-formation flight, the British iconic aircraft offered a stark contrast to the futuristic Jetwing, the cutting edge of Swiss innovation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120907/LA70562-a) (Photo:...

2012-08-31 06:22:28

SYLMAR, Calif., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inline Distributing Company- http://www.inlineco.com/ deployed their recently unveiled 53 foot Disaster Response Units in response to the damage from Hurricane Isaac. The Disaster Recovery Units serve as fully mobile warehouses, stocked with satellite phones, computer systems, on-board generators and interior/exterior lights. The units have equipment including wet/dry hepa vacuums, portable carpet dryers and blowers, dehumidifiers, tyvek and...

2012-08-21 02:20:45

POINT MUGU SEA TEST RANGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. "This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and strike a precise point on a moving ship using the weapon's autonomous terminal seeker,"...

2012-08-14 22:20:07

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PACIFIC COAST AIR MUSEUM (PCAM) welcomes Navy, Marine and Air Force front line fighter jets to an already stellar air show line-up of performers. The air show will be held at the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA on August 18-19, 2012. The F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Team from Lemoore NAS will thrill the crowd with their demonstration showing its tactical power, maneuverability, high performance...

2012-08-07 02:21:00

LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Draken International has signed an agreement with the New Zealand government to purchase eight (8) McDonnell Douglas A-4K Skyhawks as well as various other equipment and accessories. This successful transaction marks the end of a great chapter in New Zealand aviation history and the beginning of a great foundation for Draken International. Draken, recognizing the increasing demand from the defense contracting industry, intends to operate...

2012-08-01 02:21:18

LONDON, August 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ confirmed that the Brazilian Air Force's Chief of Staff, General Aprigio Eduardo de Moura Azevedo, will lead an exclusive presentation at the International Fighter meeting, taking place 6-8 November 2012 at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. General Azevedo will present a session entitled "Enhancing the Operational Capability of the Brazilian Air Force," joined by keynote speaker Minister Peter Luff MP, Minister for...

2012-07-30 02:20:31

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved important milestones on three F/A-18E/F related programs, highlighting the company's ongoing, successful support of the Super Hornet aircraft. Raytheon recently delivered the 300th APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to Boeing for integration on F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers. Raytheon has also delivered the 600th ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receiver, marking six years of...

2012-07-19 06:20:43

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Kingdom accepted the first international Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony today with senior representatives of the U.K. Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, U.K. Secretary of State for Defence, and Mr. Frank Kendall, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, represented their governments. "We are...