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Raytheon accelerates DeepStrike missile development

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Raytheon photograph Raytheon;s DeepStrike missile is the U.S. Army’s affordable solution that offers double the firepower, greater range and precision accuracy. TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company has completed a significant milestone in the development of its long-range DeepStrike™ missile to meet the U.S. Army’s Precision Strike Missile, or PrSM, requirement. The company has integrated its new launch…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 300th THAAD interceptor

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Lockheed Martin has delivered the 300th interceptor for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the only system in the world designed to intercept threats both inside and outside the atmosphere. The production maturity milestone comes as demand for the company’s hit-to-kill missile defense system and interceptors continues to grow. “The Missile Defense Agency, industry…

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Raytheon, U.S. Army upgrade Excalibur projectile

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TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon and the U.S. Army completed development of a revolutionary capability for cannon artillery by upgrading the combat-proven Excalibur® precision-guided projectile. The Excalibur Shaped Trajectory, or EST, variant will enable soldiers to eliminate targets in hard-to-reach locations by selecting the projectile’s terminal or final phase attack angle. With the Excalibur EST munition, soldiers can…

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U.S. Army completes qualification testing for new Stinger missile proximity fuze

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Army photograph The new proximity fuze enables the Stinger missile to destroy a wider array of battlefield threats such as enemy unmanned aircraft systems. TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has completed qualification testing for a new proximity fuze that significantly enhances the combat-proven Stinger® missile produced by Raytheon. During recent testing at Eglin Air Force Base…

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Raytheon’s SPY-6 radar tracks ballistic missile through intercept and multiple, simultaneous targets

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Raytheon photograph Raytheon’s SPY-6 continues successful testing at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility. Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) AN/SPY-6(V) radar continues to demonstrate its integrated air and missile defense capability through exceptional performance against multiple targets. The radar detected, acquired and tracked multiple targets from the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. Capitalizing…

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U.S. Army awards Lockheed Martin contract extending AN/TPQ-53 radar range

Posted October 8, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The multi-mission Q-53 protects troops in combat by detecting, classifying, tracking and identifying the location of enemy indirect fire. The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a contract modification to insert Gallium Nitride into the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) radar as part of the full rate production configuration. The Q-53 is the most modern radar…

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Raytheon, Rheinmetall join forces for U.S. Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle competition

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TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle-Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program. The global industry team will offer the new Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle paired with Raytheon weapons, sensors and system integration expertise to provide the Army with an advanced, modular, survivable and…

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Lockheed Martin selects industry mission payload providers for next gen OPIR missile warning system

Posted October 5, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has selected Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team to compete as potential mission payload providers for the U.S. Air Force’s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Block 0 missile warning satellite system.  This payload competition between Raytheon and Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace will be executed as part of the Phase 1 contract for…

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Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots as company prepares proposal

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The Sikorsky S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter is advancing rapidly through its flight test schedule, recently exceeding 200 knots at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center.

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Northrop Grumman awarded $17.5 million contract for fifth gen upgrade of E-8C Joint STARS central computers

Posted October 3, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $17.5 million contract for a fifth generation upgrade to the central computers on 16 aircraft in the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet.

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