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2014-05-02 08:21:30

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lxfpj/small_arms_market) has announced the addition of the "Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application, Region & Country - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The international trade in small arms is diverse, vigorous, and creating an...

2014-05-01 12:36:53

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxdfpv/cyber_security) has announced the addition of the "Cyber Security Market (IAM, Encryption, DLP, Risk and Compliance Management, IDS/IPS, UTM, Firewall, Antivirus/Antimalware, SVM/SIEM, Disaster Recovery, DDoS Mitigation, Web Filtering, Security Services) - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis 2" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Cyber...

2014-04-30 12:21:18

DALLAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $611 million contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for the first production order of the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) following the Army's successful Milestone C decision earlier this year. The contract includes the production of both PAC-3 MSE missiles and Launcher Modifications Kits (LMKs). The PAC-3 MSE's revolutionary two-pulse solid rocket motor provides increased...

2014-04-28 08:21:40

Flight test is key milestone on Tomahawk modernization path TUCSON, Ariz., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment. The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon's advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile...

2014-04-23 08:22:10

TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international customer signed an agreement with the U.S. Government for a foreign military sale (FMS) of tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) missiles to be supplied by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) in a deal valued at approximately $750 million. Raytheon plans to deliver nearly 14,000 TOW missiles to the customer over a three-year period beginning in 2015. A resulting order is expected to be executed by the U.S. government...

2014-04-22 12:24:15

MT. PROSPECT, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber Innovation Labs, LLC (CIL), a premier enterprise-class design/build/manage service provider of EMP and Solar Flare Protected Data Centers, announced today the establishment of a new entity, EMP GRID Services, LLC, by virtue of a teaming agreement signed with Cupertino Electric, Inc., ETS-Lindgren, Resilient Design Fabrication and WiredRE. The agreement unites the five entities to leverage one another's industry expertise,...

2014-04-21 12:20:41

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report of the "Light Weapons Market by Product (MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine Guns, Mortars/Grenade Launchers, Recoilless Rifles), by Technology (Guided and Unguided), Platform (Defence and Homeland Security), Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, ROW) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014-2019" the global...

2014-04-15 23:06:36

Directed Energy Weapons Market provides an analysis of the factors that drive the market, restrain the growth of the market, and the challenges faced by the industry. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/directed-energy-weapon-market-19132295.html (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to the market research report "Directed Energy Weapon Market Forecast and Analysis by Technology (HEL, HPM, Particle Beam), Product (Lethal, Non-Lethal), Application (Defense, Homeland Security)...

2014-04-14 23:10:58

Groundbreaking Meeting will Define Hampton as High Tech Hub Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Modeling and simulation technology is revolutionizing every aspect of our lives--how we plan, learn, manufacture, predict and even think. This exciting and pervasive world will be on full display at MODSIM World 2014, a multi-disciplinary event that is unique in its promise to increase knowledge and enhance best practices among all users of modeling and simulation. Scheduled for April 15-17,...

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...


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