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Raytheon Wins $225m Contract for Increased Patriot Missile Defense Capability

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:11:39 -0500

Undisclosed nation deepens investment in combat-proven technology ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 28, 2016 - An undisclosed member of the 13-nation group that owns the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] a $225 million direct commercial sales contract for additional capability. The contract was awarded on Oct 19. "Our customer chose to continue investing in Patriot because Patriot saves lives," said Ralph Acaba, Raytheon...

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Elbit Systems of America Receives U.S. Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Systems

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:28:48 -0500

Leading Mortar Weapon Systems provider, Elbit Systems of America, committed to providing the U.S Army with precision technologies for enhanced mission effectiveness FORT WORTH, Texas, November 23, 2016 - Elbit Systems of America announced today that it was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity ("ID/IQ") contract for the production of 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm Mortar Weapon Systems, which include the following items: M224 60mm Legacy Mortar Weapon System; M252 81mm Legacy...

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Lockheed Martin to Upgrade U.S. Navy's Shipboard Electronic Warfare Systems

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:32:22 -0500

Company was awarded an initial $148.9M contract for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) continues to make technological advances in its electronic warfare portfolio that will keep the warfighter a step ahead. The U.S. Navy awarded the company an initial $148.9M contract for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems with four additional option...

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Elbit Systems of America Receives Contract for U.S. ...

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:32:26 -0500

U.S. Army Gunners receive new hand stations for improved firepower. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced today that it received a $7.3 million contract to supply the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Gunner's Hand Station to the United States Army. The Defense Logistics Agency sole-source contract will be performed during a two-year period with work being completed in Fort Worth, Texas. "As the trusted supplier of combat...

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Elbit Systems of America Provides Solutions for Warfighters Facing Multi-Domain Battlefield ...

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:36:40 -0500

At AUSA, Elbit Systems of America will showcase precision targeting and autonomous operations solutions, combat vehicle modernization, and force and border protection. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, the U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will showcase its advanced technologies at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on October 3-5. Technology experts will be available in Hall A, Booth 1139, at the Walter E. Washington Convention...

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Lockheed Martin's Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod Continues Platform ...

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:32:22 -0500

ORLANDO, Fla. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a direct commercial sale contract for the integration of Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) onto the Eurofighter Typhoon swing-role fighter. The contract, signed with Eurofighter partner company Leonardo Aircraft, includes 18 pods, integration and logistics support for the Kuwait Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon. The Eurofighter Typhoon is the ninth aircraft platform to be equipped with Sniper ATP, joining variants of the F-15,...

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Lockheed Martin Delivers First Modernized TACMS Missile

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:32:21 -0500

New TACMS production line in Arkansas marks major milestone DALLAS - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has manufactured and delivered the first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from its Camden, Arkansas, production facility. As part of the U.S. Army's TACMS Service Life Extension Program inventory refurbishment effort, the modernized missile includes updated guidance electronics and added capability to defeat area targets without leaving behind unexploded...

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Ga-Asi Demonstrates Advanced Communications Capability

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:32:20 -0500

Network Centric Communications Pod Enhances Long-Range Communications MODERN DAY MARINE, QUANTICO, Va. – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Network Centric Communications Pod (NCCP) successfully demonstrated the ability to provide a robust communications data link between Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and U.S....

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U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $87 Million Contract for Paveway(TM) II Plus Laser ...

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:32:17 -0500

ARCHBALD, Pa. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $87.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits. The contract represents the majority share of fiscal year 2016 funding and the 8th consecutive majority win for Lockheed Martin in the annual Air Force competition. Deliveries include the guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 (2,000-lb.) and GBU-12 (500-lb.) LGB configurations. "Our efficient and cost-effective...

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First Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead Rolls Off Assembly Line

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:32:21 -0500

DALLAS - The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off the production line at Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Camden, Arkansas, manufacturing facility. The GMLRS Alternative Warhead was designed to engage the same target set and achieve the same area-effects requirement as the old MLRS submunition warheads, but without the lingering danger of unexploded ordnance. "GMLRS Alternative Warhead rockets are all-weather, time-critical, rapidly...

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Elbit Systems of America Showcases Innovative Solutions and Aircraft Modernization for ...

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:32:21 -0500

Visit the Elbit Systems of America booth #308 at the National Guard Association of the United States 138th General Conference and Exhibition on September 10-12. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, has a rich legacy of providing advanced solutions for warfighters across all military branches. On September 10-12, Elbit Systems of America will showcase its innovative technologies for the National Guard at the National Guard Association of the United States 138th General...

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Raytheon Awarded US Navy MK 54 Torpedo Contract

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:32:16 -0500

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $37,723,774 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive, cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of MK 54 lightweight torpedo common parts kits; MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits; and MK 54 exercise fuel tanks, spares, production support material, engineering support, and hardware repair support. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to...

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US Army Awards Raytheon Long Range Precision Fires Risk Mitigation Contract

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:32:16 -0500

New surface-to-surface missile will give ground troops superior capability against long-range targets TUCSON, Ariz. - The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5.7 million risk-mitigation contract for the Long Range Precision Fires program. The new missile will replace the Army's aging inventory of long range, surface-to-surface missiles. Fired from mobile launchers, LRPF will fly farther, faster, and feature a new warhead. "As the world's largest missile maker,...

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Raytheon Receives First Contract to Build Naval Strike Missile Launchers in the US

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:32:18 -0500

Production will occur at Raytheon's Louisville, Kentucky facility LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an initial contract to produce Naval Strike Missile (NSM) launchers at its production facility here. The deal ushers in U.S. manufacturing of the Norwegian-developed weapon system. Kongsberg Defence Systems awarded the initial contract for qualification units. The award follows a July announcement that Raytheon will produce NSM launchers in the U.S. The company...

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Raytheon Receives $523 Million for Standard Missile-3 Production and Delivery

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:32:08 -0500

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 3, 2016 - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency exercised a $523 million contract option with Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to produce, test and deliver 47 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB interceptors for operational testing and deployment. This is the fiscal year 2016 option under the $2,351,177,872 contract for Standard Missiles awarded to the company in 2015. The guided missiles are used by the U.S. Navy to provide regional defense against short-to-intermediate-range...

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DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law ...

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:32:11 -0500

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using Honeywell Spectra Shield® ballistic composite materials to create one of the lightest, most...

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Guided Glide Weapon engages targets on land and at sea.

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:32:06 -0500

State-of-the-art glide weapon engages targets on land and at sea POINT MUGU, Calif.,  -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy have completed all operational tests for the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, making this newest variant of the guided glide weapon ready for US Navy fleet release and declaration of Initial Operational Capability. JSOW C-1 includes a Link-16 datalink and maritime moving target capability to provide fleet forces with robust, flexible capability against...

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M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:32:39 -0500

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery penalties would be assessed. Material: 440C HT 55Rc min Critical Dimensions: Diameter .19000 +/-...

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Custom Battery Pack for Precision Guided Firearm

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:40:39 -0500

Challenge Epec was approached to develop a custom battery pack for a precision guided commercial firearm scope. For this application, the battery packs needed to be designed for a weapons system similar to the target tracking and fire control found in advanced fighter jets. The technology that is inside these firearms is quite sophisticated. It was necessary that the battery packs powering the scope to be highly reliable while meeting the excessive shock and recoil requirements. Cost was a...

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Elbit Systems of America to Showcase Tactical Mission Solutions for Enhanced Weapon Targeting

Mon, 09 May 2016 08:31:11 -0500

Elbit Systems of America's advanced solutions improve total aircrew situational awareness FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will showcase its enhanced weapon targeting and total aircrew situational awareness solutions at the Naval Helicopter Association Symposium in Norfolk, VA, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside on May 10-12. Elbit Systems of America will highlight its Color Helmet Display and Tracking System (HDTS). The...

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