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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....

2014-07-08 12:21:18

USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG-53), July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin and U.S. Navy team's (NYSE: LMT) Baseline 9 Aegis Combat System recently completed multiple exercises including the longest-range engagement ever tested with a Standard Missile-6 (SM-6). This is the first major series of tests for the integrated air and missile defense (IAMD)-equipped USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53), and highlights the system's accuracy in identifying and destroying threats from beyond the...

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...

2014-07-01 04:20:14

Raytheon's Patriot offer ensures advanced technology, rapid fielding, NATO interoperability, and significant opportunity for Polish industry TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland's Armaments Inspectorate announced that it has concluded the technical dialogue for its medium-range missile defense system, "WISLA." As a result, Raytheon - offering Patriot - is invited to take part in the formal procurement process. The EUROSAM consortium (Thales and MBDA- France)...

2014-06-26 12:20:41

DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense National Team is conducting a feasibility study on connecting the Missile Defense Agency's integrated command and control system with the U.S. Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The team, which is led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), consists of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Raytheon, General Dynamics and other companies....

2014-06-25 08:39:13

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/68hxhg/air_and_missile) has announced the addition of the "Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Market (by Land-Based Systems, Naval Systems and Airborne Systems) - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769This report provides an in-depth analysis of the air and missile defense radar market from the...

2014-06-24 20:20:24

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to complete the production of the fifth and sixth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6, for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS). SBIRS provides our nation continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence. The Air Force awarded initial funding for the two satellites in a...

2014-06-24 08:21:17

Raytheon completes preparing JLENS radar for contingency deployment TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Should the U.S. or its allies need enhanced protection against cruise missiles, hostile airplanes, sea-borne threats or unmanned aircraft, military commanders will have a new system at their disposal. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has finished preparing a blimp-borne radar system previously used for testing, for use as a rapidly deployable strategic asset. JLENS is a powerful...

2014-06-22 20:20:14

Company capability coordinates all sensor information and orchestrates GMD elements HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) advanced battle management and launch control capabilities successfully performed in today's intercept test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. Northrop Grumman is a strategic partner of The Boeing Company for the GMD program that provides the nation's only defense against long-range ballistic...

2014-06-22 20:20:11

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a Missile Defense Agency test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) destroyed a complex, long-range ballistic missile target in space. It was the ninth intercept for the GMD program, which is designed to protect the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attack by destroying incoming threats outside of the Earth's atmosphere. "This...


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