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2014-02-27 08:22:02

Flight test validates cruise missile's evolutionary technology TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy have successfully tested communications advancements to the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile. During a Feb. 19 flight test, a Raytheon-built Tomahawk Block IV missile, launched from the USS Sterett, flew a preprogrammed route while receiving updates from a simulated maritime operations center and from advanced off-board sensors...

2014-01-15 12:21:21

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated and validated that its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) can be launched from any MK 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) by only modifying the software to existing shipboard equipment. During the company-funded test, LRASM and Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS), MK 41 VLS and Mk-114 booster hardware with modified software executed simulated missions and provided all electrical...

2014-01-14 08:21:01

Latest variant is cruise missile gold standard TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 3000th Tomahawk Block IV missile to the U.S. Navy as part of its ninth Block IV full-rate FY12 production contract. The U.S. Navy continues to purchase Tomahawk missiles via the FY13 budget, and negotiations are ongoing for next year's production contract. The Block IV missile design was initiated as both a cost savings and a capability...

2013-12-02 16:20:20

MONTREAL, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Kit car enthusiasts attending the 2014 Montreal International Auto Show will have the opportunity to discover the Tomahawk, a cutting-edge two-seat sports automobile with a central engine, entirely designed and manufactured in Quebec City by Dubuc Super Light Car (SLC). With the unveiling of the Tomahawk, which can be assembled approximately eight times faster than comparable vehicles, Dubuc SLC launches a serious bid to become a reference and...

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...

2012-12-21 08:20:41

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $254.6 million contract to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for fiscal year 2013. The contract calls for Raytheon to build and deliver Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles, conduct flight tests and provide life-cycle support. Production and delivery of the missiles is scheduled to begin in 2013. "Tomahawk Block IV enables the warfighter to precisely engage heavily defended and...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The system that integrates the launch hardware and software to provide weapon control for the Tomahawk Land Attack Missile is being modernized by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). As a member of the Tomahawk Weapons Control System Development Activity in partnership with the U.S. Navy Labs, Lockheed Martin is upgrading the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS). TTWCS provides firing units the ability to prepare, control, and launch Tomahawk...

2010-09-14 09:45:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today it will keep production operations in Wisconsin, following yesterday's contract votes by the Company's Wisconsin unionized employees. The decision follows Monday's ratification of three respective new seven-year labor agreements by employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2-209 and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Lodge 78, both in Milwaukee, and USW...

2008-08-20 15:01:00

By The Associated Press TOMAHAWK, Wis. (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Friday it will investigate the storage tank explosion that killed three workers and injured a fourth at a paper mill in northern Wisconsin last month. The explosion at Packaging Corporation of America in Tomahawk may be similar to explosions at other paper mills during hot work, Board chairman John Bresland said. "CSB investigators were present at the mill throughout last week, examining the accident scene,...