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2014-04-11 08:26:36

HARLOW, England, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company received a contract from an international customer for Paveway(TM) IV precision guided bombs valued at more than $200m. As part of the sale Raytheon will deliver hundreds of the advanced munitions, which are regarded as the 'weapon of choice' for the Royal Air Force. The contract represents the first sale of Paveway(TM) IV outside the U.K. "This contract is an export boost to the U.K. It will help support hundreds of...

2014-03-04 16:25:11

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrwjkv/smart_weapons ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Smart Weapons Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The nature of warfare has changed drastically since 9/11. The threats faced are uncertain; the battlefield is often the urban environment and population centers; and the...

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...

2014-02-02 23:00:45

Smart Weapons Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of type, geography, forecasting revenues, market share, and analyzing trends: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-weapons-market-1284.html. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Smart Weapons Market Forecast Analysis (2013 - 2018) Browse more than 49 market data tables with 82 figures spread through 149 pages and in-depth TOC on "Smart Weapons Market"...

2014-01-28 12:20:24

ARCHBALD, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $31.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits. The contract represents the majority share award of the available fiscal year 2013 funding. Production deliveries under this contract will include computer control groups and air foil groups for GBU-10 and GBU-12 bombs. The paveway II Plus LGB uses an enhanced laser guidance...

2014-01-23 20:22:40

Distributor Attributes Scanning Innovations, Strong Customer Relationships as Key Factors to Success ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Contex, the world's leader of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, today announces that the sales for distributor National / AZON Equipment increased by 15% in 2013. National / AZON, a leading distributor of hardware and software products with a focus on the reprographic, graphic arts, and sign-making markets, attributes this...

2014-01-21 08:21:22

Weapon delivers superior accuracy, reliability PARIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the French Air Force completed a demonstration of a penetrator variant of a Paveway(TM) GBU-50 from a Mirage 2000D multirole fighter jet. The weapon met all flight objectives and scored a direct hit against a reinforced concrete slab. "Raytheon is committed to delivering GBU-50's unique capabilities to our French customer, " said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air...

2014-01-08 12:20:18

ARCHBALD, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $84.5 million contract on Dec. 23 from the U.S. Navy to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). Under the four-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, shipping containers, logistics and product support to the U.S. Navy. "Lockheed Martin remains committed to providing U.S. Navy aircrews with the most innovative,...

2013-12-26 08:20:16

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an $80.5 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 200 full rate production Lot 10 AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapons (JSOWs). The contract also includes associated support equipment and one performance characterization test. JSOW provides growth and threat adaptation opportunities for current and future customers, and interoperates with several...

2013-12-12 23:23:58

Smart Weapons Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of type, geography, forecasting revenues, market share, and analyzing trends; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-weapons-market-1284.html. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Smart Weapons Market Forecast Analysis (2013 - 2018) Browse more than 49 market data tables with 82 figures spread through 149 pages and in-depth TOC on "Smart Weapons Market"...