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2013-07-12 08:21:56

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY), and Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst...

2013-07-10 08:20:35

Variant provides enhanced capability to warfighter TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an $80.5 million production contract award from the U.S. Navy to procure Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1's. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's second quarter of 2013. "JSOW C-1 enables the warfighter to precisely engage targets well beyond most enemy air defenses, thus limiting the threat of adversarial forces," said Celeste Mohr, JSOW program...

2013-06-20 04:20:14

New precision munition will protect against swarming boat threats PARIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has initiated an internally funded program to enhance its combat-proven 155mm Excalibur GPS-guided projectile with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) with a semi-active laser (SAL) end-game targeting capability. Addition of the SAL seeker will allow the munition to attack moving targets, attack targets that have re-positioned after firing, or...

2013-06-20 04:20:12

PARIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is leveraging innovative technology resulting in superior accuracy and reliability with the latest variant of Enhanced Paveway(TM) II "L-5" guidance kits. "This variant builds on the strengths of the current combat-proven Enhanced Paveway(TM) II, integrating evolutionary technologies to the dual-mode global positioning/laser systems," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare Systems. "The...

2013-06-18 04:20:23

SM-3s protect US and allies from ballistic missile attack HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-3 to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala., on May 23. The SM-3 missile is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a bullet."...

2013-06-17 04:20:40

Second rocket motor source certified PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) continues to exceed renegotiated delivery schedule requirements of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) to the U.S. Air Force following the renewal of contract payments in December 2012, a successful live-fire test and certification of a second rocket motor source. Nammo Group, the second AMRAAM rocket motor source based in Raufoss, Norway, was officially...

2013-06-17 04:20:30

Indian Army gunners fire direct hits in first-time use PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Indian Army and U.S. Army Yudh Abhyas joint exercise, the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Weapon System proved flawless performance as an anti-tank guided missile. Five Javelin missiles fired from the command launch unit achieved five direct-hits. The Javelins were fired by two U.S. Army gunners from the 82nd Airborne Division...

2013-06-16 04:20:11

Weapons score well in flight tests PARIS, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently completed a four-year development program of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD(®)-J) under budget. As part of the development program, the MALD and MALD-J flew a total of 30 successful engineering and operational flight tests with a perfect 30-for-30 record. The MALD-J's flight test record was 15-for-15 of that total. "The MALD...

2013-06-15 04:20:09

Block II variant provides greater capabilities PARIS, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X(®) Sidewinder air-to-air missile program has marked a milestone of delivering 5,000 missiles to the U.S. government and nine international partners. "The 400 Raytheon employees and the hundreds of employees who work for our suppliers around the world helped achieve this significant milestone," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems'...

2013-06-07 08:20:25

New missile will join Patriot's family of combat-proven GEM-T and PAC-3 interceptors to counter advanced evolving threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired the PAC-3 MSE (Missile Segment Enhancement) missile at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. "Patriot continues to successfully demonstrate its advanced capabilities of integrating new technologies," said Sanjay...