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Laser-guided rocket hits the mark

Posted April 13, 2015 by

Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter fires an APKWS laser-guided rocket (artist rendering) The Australian Defence Force demonstrated the precision strike capability of BAE Systemsí Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System laser-guided rocket, firing the system from an Airbus Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter for the first time. Using a Forges de Zeebrugge rocket motor, warhead, and launcher, the…

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BAE receives U.S. Navy contract for vertical launching system canisters

Posted April 13, 2015 by

BAE Systems has received a $52.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional canisters for the Mk 41 Vertical Launching System. The VLS canisters are used to ship, store, and launch various types of missiles from Navy ships. We have a long history with the VLS canister program, said Chris Hughes, vice…

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Northrop Grumman names CTO of Electronic Systems Sector

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Northrop Grumman has named R. Eric Reinke III vice president and chief technology officer of its Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. Reinke will be responsible for the development of next-generation products and technologies that define the sector’s future competitive discriminators. In this position, he will interface with technology leaders in the customer community, with industry…

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Judge blocks appeal in Boeing age discrimination lawsuit

Posted April 13, 2015 by Roxana Hegeman

A nine-year legal battle waged by former aircraft workers who claim they lost their jobs because of their age may to have come to an end after a federal judge blocked their attorney from appealing the court’s dismissal of their remaining claims because the paperwork was filed too late. The age discrimination lawsuit was sparked…

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Latest AMRAAM variant achieves key program milestones

Posted April 10, 2015 by

Raytheon recently completed two milestones for the newest Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile, the AIM-120D. The U.S. Air Force successfully completed testing and fielded the AIM-120D. The U.S. Navy achieved initial operational capability on the weapon. “AMRAAM is the most capable air-to-air weapon ever produced,” said Ron Krebs, AMRAAM program director for Raytheon Missile Systems….

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MDA selects Northrop Grumman for mentor-protégé program

Posted April 10, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman has signed a new U.S. Department of Defense mentor-protégé agreement with the Missile Defense Agency mentor-protégé program office in Huntsville. The DOD mentor-protégé program encourages prime contractors to help small businesses increase their participation in federal subcontracts and establish long-term relationships with prime contractors. Under the 36-month agreement, Northrop Grumman will assist QTEC,…

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Boeing acquires 2d3 Sensing to enhance imaging, intelligence services

Posted April 10, 2015 by

Boeing has acquired 2d3 Sensing, a wholly owned subsidiary of OMG plc specializing in motion imagery processing of critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data generated from aerial platforms. 2d3 Sensing’s software and services are used by the U.S. Air Force and other government and commercial customers. Their products can be found on the ScanEagle and…

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Small Diameter Bomb II completes system verification review

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Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force completed three successful Small Diameter Bomb II program reviews prior to a mid-May Milestone C decision. During March and April, the SDB II team successfully completed a functional configuration audit, a production readiness review and a system verification review. A successful Milestone C brief and decision clears the way…

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Raytheon, Kongsberg team on Naval Strike Missile

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Raytheon and Kongsberg have formed a teaming agreement for the Naval Strike Missile. The pact represents a second step in the companies’ efforts to offer world-class Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare solutions to the many governments interested in this warfare mission.  Raytheon and Kongsberg formed a similar agreement last year to develop the Joint Strike Missile, the…

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Northrop appoints VP operations, command, control division

Posted April 8, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman annouced it has appointed Christina (Chris) Williams, vice president, operations, for its Command and Control division within the company’s Information Systems sector, effective immediately. Williams will report directly to Sam Abbate, vice president and general manager, Command and Control division, and will have executive responsibility for the division’s business operations including operations optimization,…

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