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2013-09-23 12:20:58

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Weakley, an executive who has led multi-billion dollar organizations, has been named president of Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a stability operations support company with some 3,500 employees worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130923/CL84533)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b) Weakley comes to SGO from Computer Sciences Corp. in Falls Church, Va., where he has served as...

2013-09-23 08:20:52

Production milestone keeps next radar on schedule for 2014 delivery TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the manufacturing of an Antenna Equipment Unit for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar. An integral part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), the AN/TPY-2 searches, discriminates between threats and non-threats, acquires and tracks threat ballistic missiles. AN/TPY-2 is a mobile X-band radar that helps protect the...

2013-09-16 08:29:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending America's safety and freedom, is reflecting upon the significance of the month of September, most notably, September 11(th). The organization is also asking the public to remember POW/MIA Recognition Day on September 20(th). September 11, 2001 was...

2013-09-16 04:22:38

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, England, September 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darktrace, the leader in intelligence-led Behavioural Cyber Defence, has announced that Sir Jonathan Evans has joined its Advisory Board. Darktrace brings a fundamentally new approach to cyber security, based on revolutionary new Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge and unique expertise in cyber security intelligence and protecting sensitive information. Sir Jonathan is the...

2013-09-16 04:22:36

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, England, September 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invoke Capital, a technology fund vehicle dedicated to unlocking the potential of European technology, has made its first investment in Darktrace, a cyber security company that offers a new approach to cyber defense based on ground-breaking mathematical research out of the University of Cambridge. Invoke is a new type of technology investor that combines a deep understanding of technology with financial,...

2013-09-12 12:33:07

Public and Private Industry Leaders to Contemplate Cybersecurity in Decade Ahead WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This October marks the 10(th) National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an effort that educates millions of people each year about the importance of online safety and security. During the month, leaders from the public and private sectors will come together to advance its universal theme that protecting the Internet is "Our Shared Responsibility."...

2013-09-11 12:20:33

REAGAN TEST SITE, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) successfully conducted a complex missile defense flight test resulting in the intercept of two medium-range ballistic missile targets in an operationally realistic environment. The test was conducted at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site and...

2013-09-10 16:20:17

RONALD REAGAN BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE TEST SITE, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA guided missile and AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar played integral roles in the success of Flight Test Operational-01, the Missile Defense Agency's operational test of the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System. During the test, a SM-3 Block IA guided missile fired from the USS Decatur (DDG 73) intercepted a...

2013-09-10 08:30:49

DVNF is renewing focus and drive on pairing vets with the right government program for their needs WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In his article 'Many Vets' Caregivers Cut out From Federal Benefit' (http://abcn.ws/1a9KeXL), Kevin Freking provided insight into how one mother, the sole caregiver of her disabled veteran son, is able to financially rely on a monthly government contribution thanks to a relatively new program. That program is designed specifically to support...

2013-09-09 04:20:13

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Stinger demonstrated flawless performance in recent Very Short Range Air Defense System (SHORADS) field trials in Finland. During the trials, six Finnish gunners were trained on three missile system tracking trainers. Using the trainer, each Finnish gunner successfully simulated tracking and engaging targets flown by the Finnish Army Materiel Command, including an F/A-18, NH-90 helicopter and Banshee drone....