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2013-11-21 00:20:18

Modification provides greater precision, accuracy TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first order of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification (HCSM) upgrade units to the U.S. Air Force earlier this month. "HCSM improves mission effectiveness and significantly reduces the risk of collateral damage," said Jack Roosa, HARM program director for Raytheon Missile Systems. "The HCSM upgrade to the previously...

2013-11-17 00:20:12

Raytheon, Nammo achieve major milestone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received the 1,000th AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-To-Air Missile (AMRAAM(®)) rocket motor from Nammo Group, a leading propulsion products company based in Raufoss, Norway. The motor is scheduled to be installed in a production AIM-120C7 missile later this month. "Our partnership with Nammo is another example of the close relationship Raytheon enjoys...

2013-10-31 08:21:52

US-Japan co-development program on track for 2015 flight testing TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its Japanese partner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have completed the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA guided missile Critical Design Review (CDR). The CDR verified that the missile's design will meet the stringent, specific operational performance requirements necessary to defeat the projected threats. The SM-3 Block IIA will defeat incoming...

2013-10-29 20:20:12

Program progressing toward Milestone C TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force concluded a series of test flights with the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) culminating in direct hits on targets moving at operationally representative speeds. Earlier supporting tests were performed in a multitude of different environments and scenarios, key to maturing seeker algorithms and validating the weapon's aerodynamic performance. All...

2013-10-27 20:20:08

Weapon showcases interoperability, flexibility TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated the capability of the newest version of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 by establishing communications among an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft and the JSOW C-1. The test was part of the Navy's Trident Warrior 2013 demonstration in July. During the demonstration, fighters simulated the...

2013-10-23 08:22:07

Upgraded system can perform surveillance and targeting on the move REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed an initial round of live-fire testing with a new U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system. The upgraded, highly mobile, anti-armor LAV-AT weapon system is designed to protect reconnaissance and light infantry. Its mission is to defeat threats at long-range, day or night, and in all...

2013-10-23 08:20:29

New protection system defeats rockets, mortars and UAS threats WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the live-fire demonstration phase of the new Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program. Testing took place Sept. 16-30 at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the tests, the AI3 system destroyed 22 of 24 threats. The demonstration included a "for the record" assessment of AI3 against 107mm rocket targets at...

2013-10-20 08:20:08

Improved round demonstrates two-meter accuracy and sets new industry standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired 84 precision-guided Excalibur Ib all up rounds during qualification flight tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the testing, Excalibur Ib exhibited exceptional accuracy, with the majority of the rounds landing within two meters of the target. The tests also certified stringent performance and safety requirements....

2013-10-07 20:21:14

Advanced Electronic Support Measure seeker provides greater capability, performance POINT LOMA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a successful field test of an advanced Electronic Support Measure (ESM) seeker installed in a Block IV Tomahawk missile as part of the company's new product improvement program. The ESM seeker incorporates a state-of-the-art processor and antenna to locate and track moving and fixed emitting targets. The...

2013-10-04 08:20:16

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy fired a Standard Missile-3 Block IB, made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), from the USS Lake Erie. The SM-3 eliminated the medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target at the highest altitude of any test to date. "The next-generation SM-3 proved itself against a medium-range ballistic missile target at the highest altitude of any previous test. We remain on track to...