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2013-04-03 16:20:18

MOORESTOWN, N.J., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Aegis Combat System recently completed a live fire test, using the system's newest capability build, Baseline 9. During the at-sea test scenario, Aegis successfully detected, tracked and engaged a medium-altitude subsonic target from the USS Chancellorsville (CG 62). During the exercise, the USS Chancellorsville's Aegis Weapon System sent tracking orders to the ship's gun system by performing ballistic...

2013-04-01 08:21:01

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $57 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against anti-ship missile threats. Under this low-rate production contract for Block 2 of the Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships with key capabilities to determine...

2013-03-08 12:22:34

LONDON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The underdevelopment of technologies dedicated to countering the threat of naval mine warfare in favour of other defence capabilities in recent years has created an urgent priority for navies around the world to close the gap before adversaries can exploit this diminished capability. The first step in this process for the year ahead is the assembling of senior officers and commercial solution providers at the Mine Countermeasures...

US Navy Bomb-Sniffing Dolphins Get The Axe, Replaced By Robots
2012-12-03 14:18:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dolphins are remarkable creatures. Their impeccable eyesight, exceptional sonar abilities and gracefulness underwater not only make them an undersea wonder, it also aids in their ability to hunt and track down prey. Marine biologists are well aware of the intelligence of dolphins and have been studying and training them for years. These gentle marine mammals have even been used for national security, protecting our borders...

2012-10-16 07:20:35

PARIS, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Interview opportunities on Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2) key international programs and capabilities Who: Various senior Lockheed Martin officials and program representatives Where:...

2012-07-16 02:20:44

KAUAI, Hawaii, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea ship Yulgok Yi I (DDG-992), supported by the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), successfully completed a series of trials for the ship's Aegis Combat System. The at-sea Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) took place at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The trials are the final tests of system design, hardware and software integration, ship construction and crew training....

2011-12-14 10:37:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) submitted its final proposal to the U.S. Navy today to provide combat system engineering services - including design, development, integration, test and life cycle support - for Aegis-equipped ships. During the four decades that Lockheed Martin has partnered with the Navy as the Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA), the team has evolved the system 15 times to outpace a wide array of dynamic and...

2010-07-30 09:07:00

MARION, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has manufactured and delivered the 1,000th payload for the Nulka decoy program, a joint effort between the U.S. and Royal Australian navies that uses a hovering decoy to lead an incoming missile away from a ship. Nulka is an integral part of a ship's layered defense system against incoming missile threats. It is installed on several classes of U.S. Navy and Canadian navy ships, as well as on every Australian...

2010-03-11 08:07:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in support of the U.S. Navy, successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) for Aegis Combat Systems installed aboard U.S. and Spanish navy ships. The last time these two nations participated in a combined CSSQT was in 2007. The latest event was conducted at sea last week in the vicinity of Pt. Mugu, CA and involved U.S. Navy destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Wayne E Meyer (DDG 108) along...

2009-10-28 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $9.6 million modification to an existing U.S. Navy contract to serve as the platform systems engineering agent for the Ship Self-Defense System. In this role, Raytheon integrates complex warfighting improvements with SSDS for various U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious ships. Under this modification, Raytheon will integrate the Dual Band Radar currently in production as part of the Zumwalt-class...


Latest Naval warfare Reference Libraries

Southern African Hedgehog, Atelerix frontalis
2012-10-01 10:25:35

The southern African hedgehog (Atelerix frontalis) can be found in many areas of Africa including Angola, Lesotho, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It prefers a habitat in areas that are slightly damp, with abundant vegetation, although it can live in many different habitats. It is nocturnal, spending most of the day resting under leaves and other debris, holes, or bushes. These areas are not permanent, but breeding nests and some winter nests are used semi-permanently. The southern African...

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2007-01-10 12:27:07

Hugh's Hedgehog (Mesechinus hughi), also sometimes referred to as the Central Chinese Hedgehog, is a hedgehog native to Central China and Manchuria. It prefers open areas, but can be found in shrubs and forests. Hugh's Hedgehog is native to China. It is known to look for food even in daytime on rainy days.

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