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Raytheon, Rheinmetall expand team for U.S. Army combat vehicle competition

Raytheon and Rheinmetall Defence are partnering with Pratt & Miller Defense for the U.S. Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition. The Detroit-based company will provide engineering analysis...

Sikorsky S-92A™ helicopter certified for expanded Brazil operations

Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency-Brazil approved the Search and Rescue configuration for the Sikorsky S-92A™ helicopter. The certification now enables the operation of S-92® helicopters...

New technology makes GPS more secure and reliable for military systems

Raytheon has received security certification for new GPS modules and receivers from the Global Positioning Systems Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Space and...

Under Control: Lockheed Martin-built AEHF-5 protected communications satellite now in transfer...

The U.S. Air Force's 4th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force, Colo., Base is now "talking" with the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency...

General Dynamics elects Jim Mattis to board

The board of directors of General Dynamics has elected James N. Mattis to be a director of the corporation, effective Aug. 7. Mattis, age 68,...

U.S. MDA awards Lockheed Martin contract to evolve foundation of ballistic...

The Ballistic Missile Defense System operates collectively and continuously through a multi-domain system that connects traditionally autonomous sensors, satellites and weapon systems. Through a $320...

MDA’s long range discrimination radar reaches major milestones

The Missile Defense Agency's Long Range Discrimination Radar program has completed delivery of its first radar panel to Clear, Alaska, and placement of the...

Northrop Grumman’s hemispherical resonator gyro achieves 50 million operating hours in...

Northrop Grumman’s hemispherical resonator gyro, a sensor known for its unmatched reliability on commercial, government and civil space missions, has reached 50 million operating...

MDA awards Lockheed Martin to support ballistic missile defense modeling, simulation

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin a $240 million contract to support the modeling and simulation framework for the Ballistic Missile Defense...

U.S. Army invests in additional Q-53 radars, capabilities

The United States Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin three contracts to produce additional Q-53 systems and outfit the radar with enhanced capabilities, including extended...