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2014-09-15 08:21:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Photonix, Inc.(®) (NYSE MKT: API) announced today that it has received a contract worth approximately $1,600,000 from a leading military contractor, which acts as a prime supplier for the U.S. Navy's Guided Missile Weapon System. The contract is for a custom photodiode and is expected to be completed within the next 18 months, and payment is due upon shipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130304/LA69982LOGO The...

2014-09-09 08:21:04

Upgrades give naval warfighters improved performance TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance. In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub's vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission...

2014-07-15 23:04:56

Shoulder Fired Anti Tank Market report provides detailed analysis of the short range missiles and RPG market over the next six years, alongside potential market opportunities to enter the industry, using detailed market size forecasts. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 According to the new report "Shoulder Fired Anti-Tank, Anti-Aircraft Short Range Missiles and RPG Market - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, Shoulder Anti-tank, Anti-aircraft...

2014-07-15 04:20:23

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first-ever SM-6 flight tests from a destroyer class ship equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 destroyed a cruise missile target (BQM-74) at near the missile's maximum range. The USS John Paul Jones achieved the milestone while executing a series of three SM-6 flight tests designed to test the missile against subsonic, low altitude target drones (BQM-74) in over-the-horizon test scenarios. All three...

2014-06-22 20:20:05

Target Supports Realistic Testing of Missile Defense System HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully flew an LV-2 intermediate-range ballistic missile target today for a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Lockheed Martin launched the unarmed missile target from a ground platform at the Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall Islands. Preliminary analysis shows...

2014-06-17 04:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully fired HELLFIRE and DAGR missiles from its Long Range Surveillance and Attack Vehicle (LRSAV) turreted weapon system during recent ground-to-ground tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The LRSAV is a fully integrated, turreted, ground-vehicle weapon system. It uses advanced missile and weapon control-system technologies and a newly developed 15-inch, spherical, mast-mounted...

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...

2014-05-12 23:05:56

Smart weapons market research report provides an analysis of the factors driving the market, the challenges faced by the industry, and the factors restraining the growth of the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-weapons-market-1284.html (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Smart Weapons Market - Global Forecast and Analysis 2013 - 2018" Browse more than 49 market data tables with 82 figures spread through 149 pages and in-depth TOC on "Smart Weapons Market - Global...

2014-04-23 16:20:39

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Shoulder Fired Anti-Tank, Anti-Aircraft Short Range Missiles and RPG Market - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/shoulder_fired_anti_tank_anti_aircraft_short_range_missiles_rpg_market_global_forecasts_analysis_2014_2020.html The global shoulder fired anti-tank, anti-aircraft and RPG market for man-portable anti-armor...


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