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2014-01-14 12:20:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently completed a milestone test on the U.S. Navy's evolutionary Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 system. This test further validated the system's ability to protect the Navy's fleet from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under SEWIP Block 2, Lockheed Martin will upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships with...

2014-01-14 12:20:28

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Navy, with assistance from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), recently conducted Longbow missile demonstration firings to showcase the missile's ability to counter littoral threats, making the weapon an effective candidate for potential use in operational shipboard launches. During the demonstrations, multiple U.S. Army Longbow missiles were fired from a launch fixture provided by the U.S. Navy aboard a 65-foot surface craft....

2014-01-14 08:21:01

Latest variant is cruise missile gold standard TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 3000th Tomahawk Block IV missile to the U.S. Navy as part of its ninth Block IV full-rate FY12 production contract. The U.S. Navy continues to purchase Tomahawk missiles via the FY13 budget, and negotiations are ongoing for next year's production contract. The Block IV missile design was initiated as both a cost savings and a capability...

2014-01-13 23:24:30

CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure” at 11:00AM on January, 14th, 2014. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure.” The Webinar will be held at 11:00AM ET on January 14th, 2014....

2014-01-13 23:04:18

Retired Maj. General Arnold Punaro, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced that NDIA will kick off an initiative in 2014 to assess the defense industrial base during a period of budgetary constraint. Punaro has recruited Brett Lambert, the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, to spearhead the task force that will lead the effort. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Retired Maj. General Arnold...

2014-01-13 08:21:23

U.S. Army Awards BLACKHAWK! SERPA with $24 Million Contract ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced the U.S. Army recently selected the BLACKHAWK!® SERPA® Tactical Holster for its Improved Modular Tactical Holster Program. The five-year, $24 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity, multiple source contract was awarded to BLACKHAWK! distributor ADS, Inc. (Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc.). The SERPA Holster is now the current platform for the...

2014-01-09 08:21:59

New high-performance vests offer lightest-weight and highest-performing NIJ .06 Level II and IIIA ballistic systems on the market POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises Inc., the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, today unveiled the first-of-its-kind Alpha Elite(TM) Series NIJ Level II and IIIA tactical and concealable body-armor systems. After providing a sneak peak of the technology earlier this year,...

2014-01-08 23:20:12

Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) brings sharable, interactive maps and imagery to remote warfighters and commanders with TerraGo’s GeoPDF software. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 TerraGo, a leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, announced today its selection by the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) program for software that provides geospatial intelligence to remote warfighters, anywhere – even without network...

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,...

2014-01-07 12:20:52

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD), today announced the statewide launch of its unique tow management system, TOW123. Its web-based design allows tow and wrecker operators to control their entire business from any computer with internet access. "The development of TOW123 is a result of feedback we've received from our long-time customers who were looking for a simple, efficient, and cost-effective solution for all of the business tasks tow...