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2014-08-22 08:20:45

Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage. During this test mission, an F-16 aircraft fired an HCSM, AGM-88F, against an emitter located outside of a zone of exclusion, which...

2014-08-13 08:20:59

U.S. Marine Corps field testing vehicle-based laser weapons EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser weapon systems moved a step closer to reality with the award of an $11 million contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Under an Office of Naval Research program, Raytheon will develop a vehicle-based laser device capable of defeating low-flying threats such as enemy drones. The Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) Directed Energy On-the-Move Future Naval Capabilities...

2014-08-04 12:20:38

ARCHBALD, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed during recent U.S. Marine Corps weapons and tactics instructor training. During the training exercises at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona, AV-8B Harrier aircrews released 19 GBU-12F/B DMLGB weapons. The weapons were released in tactically representative engagements, and used various targeting modes against fixed targets. All weapons...

2014-07-17 04:20:14

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime patrol aircraft. Raytheon received a $5.7 million contract to support Alenia Aermacchi's test, integration and qualification for the external carriage and tactical employment of the...

2014-07-15 04:20:22

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg Gruppen have formed a teaming agreement to provide new solutions for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) mission. As a centerpiece of the agreement, the companies will develop the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) for air-launched OASuW applications. The Joint Strike Missile is already funded for development for the Royal Norwegian Air Force at a time when the United States Navy is considering...

2014-07-14 04:20:29

F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts. Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter's ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following a successful fit check on the F/A-18E/F, initial planning...

2014-06-26 08:20:47

Latest flight tests move program closer to production TUCSON, Ariz., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force concluded a series of flight tests for the Small Diameter Bomb II culminating in direct hits on stationary land targets. The successful tests further position the SDB II program to move from engineering, manufacturing, development phase to low rate initial production. Using upgraded hardware and electronics during extended periods of...

2014-06-02 20:20:24

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $298,000,044 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminals (FAB-T) Command Post Terminals (CPT) Production program. As a result of this down-select decision, low rate initial production, full rate production and interim contractor support contract options may be exercised to deliver FAB-T CPT-Only Terminals. The Phase 2...

2014-05-21 12:21:46

ARCHBALD, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received two contracts totaling $34.3 million from the U.S. Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR) production. A $21.8 million U.S. Navy follow-on contract represents the second order of ELGTRs against a four-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract received in 2013. Under the follow-on contract, Lockheed Martin will provide ELGTRs,...

2014-05-12 23:05:56

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