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2011-06-20 08:00:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Norwegian defense company NAMMO are in the process of qualifying an alternate rocket engine for the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. The new motor will be interchangeable with the AMRAAM propulsion system and will maintain the same performance as the current one. "A second source of rocket motors ensures Raytheon will meet its commitment to the U.S. and allied warfighter by providing an...

2010-11-23 00:01:06

SDL, (LSE:SDL) the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Swedish aerospace company Saab, to meet the needs of the Interactive Electronic Technical Publication (IETP) requirements of the Gripen fighter aircraft program. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 SDL, (LSE:SDL) the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Swedish aerospace company Saab,...

2010-08-11 05:15:00

LONDON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Emission & Power Solutions, Plc ("EPS"), (Ticker: EPI.F, Bloomberg ticker: EPI:GR), announced today that Bjorn Magnusson has been named Managing Director. Based in Turbenthal, Switzerland, Mr. Magnusson will lead the expansion of product sales and the management team in Europe. Mr. Magnusson has served as an executive position in numerous large multinational industrial corporations. Mr. Magnusson has held a series of managerial positions at Ericsson,...

2010-07-22 05:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African Department of Defence awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract for Paveway II laser-guided bombs. Raytheon will provide the South African military with LGB computer control groups and air foil groups that transform "dumb" bombs into precision-guided munitions for operational test and evaluation on South Africa's Gripen fighter aircraft. ARMSCOR awarded a contract on behalf of the South African Air Force for the...

2009-12-17 09:49:00

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced a recent award to EW Simulation Technology ("EWsT"), the Company's subsidiary in Farnborough UK. Richard F. Poirier, Herley's Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "EWsT has recently received an order for approximately US$1.5M for a RSS8000 radar threat simulator from the defense and security company Saab in Sweden. The RSS8000 will be used to support the ground test and...

2009-11-12 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163728/The-Military-Aircraft-Avionics-Market-2009-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The latest defence report - The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 - reveals the dynamic opportunities presented by one of the defence industry's few...

2009-06-08 13:43:06

The Swedish military said it will compensate a poultry farmer whose 31 chickens were killed accidentally during an air force exercise. Farmer Asa Karlsson said in her complaint to the armed forces that her chickens were terrified when a Jas Gripen fighter aircraft flew at a lot altitude over their coop and 31 birds were crushed to death in the ensuing panic, The Local reported Monday. The air force's Norrbotten wing agreed to pay $775 for the loss of the hens, a sum that was agreed upon based...

2009-01-29 12:06:42

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu called for South Africa to tear up a defense contract with a Saab Aerospace subsidiary under investigation for bribery. The investigation concerns Saab subsidiary Sanip and the 1999 sale of JAS Gripen combat aircraft to South Africa, the Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Thursday. They held the bribes out there like a carrot. Of course we could have said no, theoretically, but when you've been poor for a very long time and someone...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'