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2014-08-28 23:18:15

The report provides a market analysis of the global military laser systems market and its application in Aerospace and Defense market over next six years - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/military-laser-systems-market-154285551.html. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The report provides market analysis of “Military Laser Systems Market by Application (Laser designator, Laser Range Finder, LIDAR, 3D scanner, Laser Weapon, Dazzlers, Laser sights, Proximity Fuze, Ring laser Gyro,...

2014-08-04 12:20:38

ARCHBALD, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed during recent U.S. Marine Corps weapons and tactics instructor training. During the training exercises at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona, AV-8B Harrier aircrews released 19 GBU-12F/B DMLGB weapons. The weapons were released in tactically representative engagements, and used various targeting modes against fixed targets. All weapons...

2014-07-31 08:22:22

Tests demonstrate TALON's multi-platform capability TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and MD Helicopters, Inc. successfully fired four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. "This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD's AAS platform," said Darryl Kreitman, Raytheon TALON program...

2014-07-31 08:22:19

TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP). U.S. Army approval of FRP completes Excalibur Ib's low rate initial production phase. Additionally, the U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon $52 million for continued Excalibur Ib production. "The full rate production decision is the culmination of superb teamwork between the U.S. Army and Raytheon," said Lieutenant Colonel Josh Walsh, U.S....

2014-07-19 23:01:12

The Europe smart weapon market report defines and segments the smart weapon market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-smart-weapons-6814696009.html (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The Europe smart weapon market report defines and segments the smart weapon market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The smart weapon market in Europe is estimated to grow from $758.5 million in 2013 to $1067.6 million by 2018, at a CAGR of...

2014-06-30 23:07:15

The major drivers for Smart Weapons Market are the need for precision munitions and the changes in nature of warfare. This report presents a complete analysis of smart weapon market in the Asia-pacific region across the forecast period, ranging from 2013-2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-smart-weapons-3593149101.html (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The nature of warfare has changed drastically since 9/11. The battlefield is often urban environments and population centers, and the...

2014-06-15 04:20:05

New variant guided successfully to target with laser PARIS, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a company-funded R&D initiative, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target location, it scored a direct hit on a different, or offset, target after being terminally guided with a laser designator. The new variant incorporates a laser spot tracker (LST) into the...

2014-06-10 23:07:12

The report analyzes global light weapons market which covers forecast of global man-portable air-defence system (MANPAD), anti-tank guided weapons, and the unguided weapons markets for upcoming 5 five years. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/light-weapons-market-224024553.html (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 According to a new market research report of the "Light Weapons Market by Product (MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine...

2014-06-10 08:21:01

Maintainers Now Can Replace Multiple Obsolete Testers for Maverick, Paveway, and Hellfire Missiles With Modular MTS-916 System IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of globally deployed innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations today announced it garnered a $3.2M contract for its MTS-916 Modular Target Simulators from an overseas military customer. A state-of-the-art target simulator for...

2014-05-21 12:21:46

ARCHBALD, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received two contracts totaling $34.3 million from the U.S. Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR) production. A $21.8 million U.S. Navy follow-on contract represents the second order of ELGTRs against a four-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract received in 2013. Under the follow-on contract, Lockheed Martin will provide ELGTRs,...


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