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2014-09-09 08:21:04

Upgrades give naval warfighters improved performance TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance. In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub's vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission...

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...


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