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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...

2014-04-23 08:22:24

Milestone marks Phased Adaptive Approach's second phase TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach. "The SM-3 Block IB's completion of initial operational testing last year set the stage for a rapid deployment to theater," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence,...

2014-04-03 20:20:15

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kg7mqg/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" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kg7mqg/air_and_missile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-03-24 12:20:22

Revolutionary command-and-control system significantly improves air and missile tracking and decision making in joint operations WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combatant commanders and air and missile defenders have long wanted to have the same, unambiguous view of the battlespace in order to make critical decisions within seconds. Over March 18-19, U.S. Department of Defense officials saw how that objective is being achieved through a capability demonstration of the...

2014-03-19 08:20:27

Raytheon delivers ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to Missile Defense Agency ahead of schedule TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency, six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It is a mobile X-band radar that...

2014-03-13 23:04:01

Air and Missile Defense Radar Market research report provides in-depth analysis and categorizes global market on the basis of air and missile defense radar sub-sector, platform, geography, and by country; forecasting revenues, market share, and analyzing trends in each of the sub-sectors. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/air-missile-defense-radar-market-140105037.html) (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 According to the new market research report "Air and Missile Defense Radar...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.