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2013-09-11 12:20:53

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been encapsulated into its payload fairing in preparation for a Sept. 18 liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The AEHF system is the nation's only protected strategic and tactical satellite communications program. It works in concert with its predecessor, Milstar, for global...

2013-09-11 08:21:27

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has taken its first order for a pre-production MiniGAS, the latest in GPS Anti-Jam technology, designed and manufactured by the company in the U.K. This contract, awarded by an undisclosed customer, requires Raytheon UK to produce demonstrator units for customer evaluation. MiniGAS is the latest in Raytheon's GPS Anti-Jam family of products, and it aims to be the lightest and smallest GPS Anti-Jamming system produced by Raytheon UK....

2013-09-11 08:20:55

Includes production of SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $136.2 million contract for federal FY13 to remanufacture, overhaul and upgrade 19 Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems and produce four SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems. This contract includes a $94.8 million option for FY14 covering an additional 12 Phalanx and four SeaRAM systems. The option, if exercised, would...

2013-09-10 12:21:21

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) launcher on a German truck has arrived in the United States, ready for integration into a future test scenario. Based on the success of the intercept test last November at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., MEADS authorities are planning to use two launchers in the two-target flight test scheduled for later this year. The original launcher is in the Italian configuration and has been used...

2013-09-04 12:22:28

In light of recent cyber attacks by the Syrian Electronic Army on media websites, declassification of a critical cyber security risk that potentially also impacts media outlets worldwide, has been postponed out of an abundance of caution. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Paramount Defenses Inc, one amongst a few innovative cyber security companies announced today that, out of an abundance of caution, it has decided to delay the declassification of a...

2013-09-04 08:22:24

ARCHBALD, Pa., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets released 36 GBU-12F/B bombs fitted with recently upgraded paveway II DMLGB guidance kits. The weapons were used in tactically representative...

2013-08-30 23:00:43

Dr. Jan Kallberg will present several new scholarly findings that points out why decisive offensive cyber operations makes the US no longer assumed prey - but instead predator. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 During the conference 2nd Annual Cyber Resilience for National Security, a Marcus Evans event in Washington D.C. September 17 - 19, 2013, Dr. Jan Kallberg will summarize and disseminate his latest research and writing in how offensive strategic cyber war can be conducted and the...

2013-08-30 12:20:25

MARION, Mass., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide the U.S. Navy and allied navy customers from Canada and The Netherlands with upgrade kits and services for the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo under a new, $37 million contract award, part of a five-year effort to upgrade the entire submarine fleet. The Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) upgrade kit equips the heavyweight MK 48 with increased bandwidth and streamlined targeting and...

2013-08-27 12:29:51

Company to join DGI and Cisco to deliver complimentary webinar for government organizations ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, will join the Digital Government Institute (DGI) and Cisco on Thursday, Sept. 5 to present a free webinar on how to detect cyber threats from inside the network. Amidst today's threat landscape, governments can no longer just rely on perimeter defenses to protect their critical...

2013-08-26 23:17:36

TrackingPoint Releases Video Showcasing Unique Smart Rifle Capabilities Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Austin TX based applied technology company TrackingPoint™ released a video in August of shooters running a professional course at Texas' Rifles Only with their Smart Rifle™ system. The video showcased shooting unsupported, shooting at extreme angles, shooting multiple unknown distance targets in rapid succession, and also the ability for the TrackingPoint system to shoot...