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2014-08-28 08:21:12

AI3 enhancements showcased during joint US military exercise PT. MUGU, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army achieved the first intercept of a cruise missile by the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative missile. An AI3 missile also destroyed an unmanned aerial system (UAS). Both intercepts occurred during the recent Black Dart demonstration - a U.S. military exercise held July 29 - August 11. Fired from the Avenger launcher, AI3...

2014-08-27 16:21:32

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company's 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract. RAM Block 2 is a significant performance upgrade featuring enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, and an improved control system. "As today's threats continue to evolve, RAM Block 2's enhanced features give an unfair advantage to...

2014-08-27 08:21:27

Program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with elementary school educators nationwide WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fostering a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students is essential as these skills become increasingly important for tomorrow's workforce. As part of its effort to bring engineering to life in the classroom, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is now accepting applications for its...

2014-08-22 08:20:45

Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage. During this test mission, an F-16 aircraft fired an HCSM, AGM-88F, against an emitter located outside of a zone of exclusion, which...

2014-08-18 08:21:49

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today its receipt of a decision in the arbitration between Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL, which is also known as Raytheon UK) and the United Kingdom Home Office relating to the eBorders program. The Arbitration Tribunal found that the Home Office had unlawfully terminated RSL for default in 2010 and therefore had repudiated the eBorders contract. The Tribunal denied all Home Office claims for damages...

2014-08-13 08:21:10

Travelers can expect quicker and more convenient tollway experience TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $130 million contract for an All Electronic Tolling System (AETS). Raytheon and a team of Massachusetts-based companies will convert and replace all manual cash and electronic toll collection systems with an advanced system that will automatically toll vehicles as they travel under a...

2014-08-13 08:20:59

U.S. Marine Corps field testing vehicle-based laser weapons EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser weapon systems moved a step closer to reality with the award of an $11 million contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Under an Office of Naval Research program, Raytheon will develop a vehicle-based laser device capable of defeating low-flying threats such as enemy drones. The Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) Directed Energy On-the-Move Future Naval Capabilities...

2014-08-12 08:20:54

New joint research facility to become epicenter of academic and industry collaboration TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the University of Massachusetts Lowell have announced an agreement to establish a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies in a collaborative, state-of-the-art institute. Raytheon is committing $3 million with options to $5 million throughout the next 10 years for establishment of...

2014-08-04 08:20:59

Insider Threat, Data Analytics, Mobile and Advanced Threat Protection Solutions on Display (Booth #627) DULLES, Va., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will demonstrate its wide breadth of cybersecurity products and latest research in booth #627 in the business hall at the Black Hat Conference taking place August 2-7 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Black Hat attracts approximately 150 vendors and more than 7,500 of the world's most renowned security experts,...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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