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2014-08-19 23:10:26

VeloReality CEO Gary Bauer and CTO Kostya Poukhov launched forty new HD videos of world famous European cycling courses at the 2014 Andy's Ride Fundraiser. Riding the new courses on a Lynx VR Trainer demo unit, one rider was impressed enough to buy the Lynx demo unit on the spot. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 VeloReality CEO Gary Bauer and CTO Kostya Poukhov were on hand to help celebrate the 2014 Annual Andy's Ride fundraiser in Port Carling Ontario. The event is...

2014-07-30 08:21:48

Latest test validates weapon's capability against hardened targets TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Launched from an F/A-18F Super Hornet at an operationally representative stand-off range and altitude of 25,000 feet, the JSOW C scored a direct hit. The RAAF test marked the third...

2014-07-24 08:23:02

Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 9:00am Eastern Time ANN ARBOR, Michigan, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that it will be releasing its second quarter 2014 results on Monday, August 11, 2014 after the US markets close. The Company will also host a conference call the next day on...

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...

2014-06-23 08:21:05

Company Updates Full Year Guidance for 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation's (Nasdaq GM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received an Engineering Change Order from the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) valued at $36 million; $20.4 million of this amount is funded, with an additional $15.6 million in options. The change order to FAAC's Virtual...

2014-06-15 12:20:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Light Weapons Market by Product - MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine Guns, Mortars/Grenade Launchers, Recoilless Rifles), Technology (Guided and Unguided), Platform (Defence and Homeland Security) by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, ROW) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019" to its store. DALLAS, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report...

2014-06-12 12:21:07

WindTracer® for Precision Air Drop to Demonstrate Faster, Safer Supply Deliveries PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a contract to adapt its WindTracer® wind measurement system to help C-130 and C-17 aircrews make safer, faster and more accurate airdrops of essential supplies to U.S. ground forces at remote locations. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will design and...

2014-06-11 08:21:10

MH-60R Sea Hawk pilots can now count on increased surveillance with MQ-8B Fire Scout by their side SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander's intelligence-gathering capabilities aboard the Littoral Combat Ship....

2014-05-13 08:20:36

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kutta Technologies, Inc has unveiled its new Unified Ground Control Station (UGCS) DO-178 based software today at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) trade show in Orlando, FL. The STANAG 4586 Level 5 (LOI-5) Ground Control Station (GCS) meets NATO STANAG and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) interoperability profiles, and has been designed to the Unmanned Control Segment Working Group (UCS-WG) architecture....

2014-05-08 08:21:40

Weapon destroys land targets in tactically challenging scenario CHINA LAKE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy showcased the operational capability of the Joint Standoff Weapon in challenging back-to-back flight tests. Launched from F/A-18F Super Hornets, at approximately 25,000 feet, two JSOW II C air-to-ground weapons flew preplanned routes before destroying simulated cave targets. "These test shots further validate JSOW's ability...


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Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

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