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2014-05-28 23:09:56

Air and Missile Defense Radar Market research report covers the leading competitors in the global market. Apart from a general overview, the report provides detailed financial positions, key products, the unique selling points, and key developments of the leading companies in this market - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/air-missile-defense-radar-market-140105037.html. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 According to the new market research report "Air and Missile Defense Radar...

2014-05-21 08:20:45

KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency successfully completed the first live fire test of Aegis Ashore, where the new land-based system safely launched and controlled a missile against a simulated target. The test demonstrated Aegis Ashore's ability to provide proven missile defense capabilities against a ballistic missile threat. The test, known as Aegis Ashore Control Test Vehicle-01 (AA CTV-01) flight...

2014-05-21 08:20:42

Program on track for Romania deployment in 2015 PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system, which is designed to protect U.S. deployed and NATO forces in Europe from ballistic missile attack. The non-intercept scenario tested the safe launch and fly-out of an SM-3 Block IB against a simulated target; an intercept...

2014-05-21 04:20:13

The most protection for allied aircrews in combat. ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) subsystem has received full certification for operation by the United States Department of Defense International AIMS (Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification Friend or Foe, Mark XII/Mark XIIA, Systems) Program Office. The system is designed to ensure the safety of allied aircrews...

2014-05-15 12:21:55

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to a media day Monday, June 2 at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai, Hawaii, to learn about NASA's upcoming flight test of the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) experiment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's LDSD test is designed to investigate breakthrough technologies that will benefit landing future human and robotic Mars missions, as well as aid in...

2014-05-07 12:21:35

Prototype Successful in Tests with Both Sea-based and Airborne Targets SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In tests off the California coast, a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] prototype laser system successfully disabled two boats at a range of approximately 1.6 kilometers (approximately 1 mile). These were the first tests of the Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM) system against maritime targets. (See video at Lockheed Martin YouTube.) Lockheed Martin is developing the...

2014-05-06 08:21:41

Fourth SBIRS Satellite Moves into Final Assembly SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] completed the propulsion module for the fourth Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-4) space vehicle and is now proceeding with satellite assembly, integration and test. SBIRS provides our nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence. Final assembly and test of the GEO-4...

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 08:21:21

BERLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) development results will enable Germany to build its future air and missile defense system. This was underscored by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and MBDA Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg in Berlin today. "The collaboration between Germany, Italy and the United States on the Medium Extended Air Defense System is a shining example of strength in the...

2014-04-24 12:21:14

BOTHELL, Wash., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $25 million contract to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser to be integrated and tested in a truck-mounted weapon system demonstrator. The laser weapon is designed to significantly improve the warfighters' ability to counter rockets, artillery, mortars and unmanned aerial threats. Under a contract managed by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's Technical Center, the...


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