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2014-07-02 08:21:15

Will showcase advanced weapons, missile defense technology WALTHAM, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision weapons, advanced gunfire detectors, tiny jammers and a bus-size radar that tracks missiles as they hurtle through space will all be part of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) technology showcase at the July 14-20 Farnborough International Airshow in England. A global defense and technology company having done business in 80 countries - and leading the defense sector in international...

2014-04-28 08:21:40

Flight test is key milestone on Tomahawk modernization path TUCSON, Ariz., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment. The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon's advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile...

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...

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...


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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