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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....

2014-07-30 08:21:51

DUBLIN, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Warfare Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Military action that involves the use of electromagnetic and directed energy to attack or to control the electromagnetic spectrum of the enemy is known as electronic warfare. The electromagnetic spectrum is broadly classified into three segments: Electronic Support, Electronic...

2014-07-30 08:21:48

Latest test validates weapon's capability against hardened targets TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Launched from an F/A-18F Super Hornet at an operationally representative stand-off range and altitude of 25,000 feet, the JSOW C scored a direct hit. The RAAF test marked the third...

2014-07-29 16:21:22

WALTHAM, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Tracy A. Atkinson as a director effective immediately. Ms. Atkinson, 49, currently serves as executive vice president, finance, of State Street Corporation. In that role, she is responsible for State Street's treasury, investor relations, business unit finance and structured products groups. From 2009 to 2010, she served as executive vice president and chief compliance...

2014-07-29 08:42:40

'Shifting Gears' equips transitioning soldiers with skills to become GM automotive technicians ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership...

2014-07-29 08:42:39

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The test demonstrated Javelin's vehicle-launch capability to an international customer that has expressed interest in purchasing vehicles integrated with Javelin. The Javelin missile launched successfully and hit a...

2014-07-29 08:21:49

Raytheon continues to achieve key program milestones TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC). As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program. Raytheon's recent program milestones have advanced critical mission...

2014-07-28 20:23:03

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Electronic Warfare Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255161/Global-Electronic-Warfare-Market-2014-2018.html About Electronic WarfareMilitary action that involves the use of electromagnetic and directed energy to attack or to control the electromagnetic spectrum of the enemy is known as electronic warfare. The electromagnetic spectrum is broadly classified into...

2014-07-28 08:23:23

WALTHAM, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Thomas A. Kennedy, age 59, as Chairman of the Board of Raytheon Company effective October 1, 2014. This action follows notice to the Board by William H. Swanson, Raytheon's current Chairman of the Board, of his retirement from the Company effective September 30, 2014. Mr. Swanson has served as Chairman of the Board since January 2004. He joined Raytheon Company in...


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