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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...

2009-06-01 09:00:00

System ready for rapid fielding YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Ariz., June 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A new type of 120 mm precision-guided mortar round hit eight out of nine target areas during a recent U.S. Army-Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) cooperative research and development agreement demonstration. The rounds made by an Israel Military Industries-Raytheon team hit short- and long-range targets, demonstrating greater range than current unguided 120 mm high-explosive mortar rounds in the U.S....


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