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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...

2014-01-15 12:20:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, hosted the fourth Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony on January 10, 2014, in Alexandria Virginia. His comments are below: "From an outstanding year in Missile Defense, we recognize a remarkable feat of leadership within our Nation's Missile Defense Community of the four Armed Service Branches for 2013. We...

2013-12-18 08:22:40

Radar will help protect US, warfighter, allies from ballistic missile threat TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. is taking another positive step toward meeting the growing demand for systems that can help protect against the increasing danger posed by ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started building the 12th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar for the Missile Defense Agency after being awarded a $172.7 million contract, which was previously...

2013-12-09 08:20:42

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrium, the world's second largest space company, and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a teaming agreement that formalizes the companies' plans to compete for the role as lead system engineers and integrators for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Ballistic Missile Defense Program. NATO's BMD Program oversees the development and execution of ballistic missile defense capabilities, which expanded in 2012 to include the defense of...

2013-12-02 23:02:49

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market 2013-2023 - Market Size and Drivers: Market Profile. London (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Synopsis This report provides readers with a comprehensive analysis of the Missiles and Missile Defense Systems market through 2013-2023, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for Missiles and Missile Defense Systems. It also provides an insight on the spending...

2013-11-20 12:21:19

Annual program designed to test readiness in the field TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. "Patriot's successful track record is testament to its continual testing and evolution," said Ralph...

2013-11-19 23:04:38

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Synopsis This report offers detailed analysis of the global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Missiles and Missile Defense Systems...

2013-11-12 12:20:35

Over $4 Million of New Purchase Orders Received To Date in 4Q 2013 EMERSON, N.J., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MICT), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd, was awarded a $2.6 million valued order for the development and initial production of a computer-based test, diagnosis and simulation system to support the newest version of an advanced missile defense system. The purchase order is from a multi...

2013-11-04 12:21:38

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency celebrated the official "light off" of the Aegis Ashore system for Romania on Oct. 24., representing the system's operational readiness. This system, along with its re-locatable deckhouse, will be deployed to Romania in 2015 as part of the administration's European Phased Adaptive Approach for ballistic missile defense (BMD). The team will be conducting full...

2013-10-23 08:21:56

Raytheon AN/TPY-2 radar to gain better discrimination of threats and non-threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballistic missile raids -- large numbers of simultaneously launched weapons -- may soon have a tougher time penetrating allied air defenses. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started upgrading the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar's signal and data processing equipment (SDPE) to enable the "brains" of the radar to more quickly and accurately discriminate...