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2014-08-13 12:21:36

AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios, operating the MUOS frequency, easily connect legacy SINCGARS radios and AN/PRC-154A Riflemen radios across the nation. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems successfully demonstrated that the AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios closed a 2,000-mile communications gap between Phoenix, Ariz., and a second set of users in Taunton, Mass. The successful 2,000-mile transmission of the PRC-155 Manpack radio channels...

2014-08-08 16:20:32

LINTHICUM, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Michael J. Meaney, vice president, Advanced Land and Self-Protection Systems, for the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Division (AC&TD) in its Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26995 In his new...

2014-07-23 08:22:25

Technology risks retired, AMDR on track for DDG 51 Flight III TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed two critical program reviews for the new Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR), the U.S. Navy's next generation integrated air and ballistic missile defense radar. Successful completion of the hardware Preliminary Design Review and the Integrated Baseline Review are both key milestones of the Navy's acquisition plan and highlight the...

2014-07-17 04:20:16

Portable test range now features improved reception and tracking LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) showcased a new tri-band telemetry antenna on the company's Mobile Range system during a Joint Advanced Missile Implementation (JAMI) demonstration at Naval Base Ventura County, Pt. Mugu, California. The event highlighted new technologies that will soon become the backbone of test ranges worldwide. Raytheon's Mobile Range is an integrated suite of communications,...

2014-07-16 04:20:32

Radar Digital Processor upgrades boost Patriot radar capabilities LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $235.5 million contract for Radar Digital Processor (RDP) kits to upgrade the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for the US and two partner nations. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., this full rate production contract for the US will deliver significant benefits to the...

2014-07-15 04:20:20

Game changing technology to enable 360 coverage, increase performance and reliability, and lower life cycle costs TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated their successful prototyping of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) technologies into the US Patriot Air and Missile Defense System radar. In addition to enabling future 360 sensor coverage, these technologies will significantly increase the defended...

2014-07-14 12:21:13

DALLAS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a contract award recently totaling $212 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Maintenance & Surveillance services to U.S. and international PAC-3 customers from the Missile Support Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126673 Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor on the PAC-3 Missile Segment of the Patriot air defense system....

2014-07-13 04:20:10

Mode 5 capabilities feature increased secure identification, better data-handling LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Hitachi Kokusai, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is leading Japan's P-1 maritime surveillance aircraft modernization project. The upgrade features Raytheon's Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders containing modern technologies, which include a new waveform that identifies and tracks military aircraft. "The Japanese Navy will have an...

2014-07-03 12:21:29

Work will be completed in Tucson by 2017 TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $163,223,113 fixed-price/fixed-price-incentive/cost-plus-incentive contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) Program Support and Sustainment (PSAS). The PSAS contract provides sustaining engineering, program management, contractor logistics support and accomplishes the diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage tasks of...

2014-07-02 08:21:15

Will showcase advanced weapons, missile defense technology WALTHAM, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision weapons, advanced gunfire detectors, tiny jammers and a bus-size radar that tracks missiles as they hurtle through space will all be part of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) technology showcase at the July 14-20 Farnborough International Airshow in England. A global defense and technology company having done business in 80 countries - and leading the defense sector in international...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.