Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin Receives $353 Million U.S. Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rockets

July 27, 2012

DALLAS - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $353.2 million U.S. Army follow-on contract for the seventh production lot of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rockets. Designed for destroying targets at ranges up to 70 kilometers, GMLRS is an all-weather, rapidly deployable, long-range rocket that delivers precision strike beyond the range of most conventional weapons.... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Mechanical Power Transmission

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance's Workhorse Delta II Rocket for Three Future Missions

July 23, 2012

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance's Workhorse Delta II Rocket for Three Future Missions CENTENNIAL, Colo. - NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA) proven Delta II launch vehicle for three future missions. The newly contracted missions include Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) scheduled to launch in July 2014, Soil Moisture Active... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lockheed Martin Receives $23 Million Contract to Deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods to Royal Air Force of Oman

July 16, 2012

FARNBOROUGH, England, - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $23 million contract from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) to provide additional Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) for their F-16 fleet. In addition to the new Sniper pod deliveries, the contract also includes upgrades to the RAFO's existing pods and support. "Sniper ATP is known worldwide for keeping aircrews out of... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Javelin Missile Proves New Capability During Vehicle-Launched Norwegian Tests

June 25, 2012

PARIS - The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Javelin Joint Venture recently demonstrated the capability to launch Javelin missiles from a vehicle in winter conditions at a test range in Norway. In a Norwegian Ministry of Defence-sponsored live fire demonstration in Rena, Norway, two Javelin missiles scored two direct hits when fired from a Piranha V vehicle configured with a... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

ATK to Feature Its International Products and Capabilities at the 2012 Eurosatory Land Security and Defence International Exhibition

June 11, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. - ATK (NYSE: ATK) will participate as an exhibitor at the 2012 Eurosatory Land, Naval & Internal Security Systems International Exhibition in Paris, France. ATK will highlight a variety of capabilities and programs at the show, which will be held at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, from June 11-15, 2012. ATK will be located in the USA Pavilion, Hall 6, stand J570. "ATK... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lockheed Martin's Aegis Combat System Showcases Integrated Air and Missile Defense Capabilities

May 30, 2012

MOORESTOWN, N.J. - Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Aegis Combat System recently demonstrated simultaneous anti-air warfare and ballistic missile defense capabilities during its first integrated air and missile defense test. The successful test verified the capabilities of the most recent upgrade to the Aegis system, known as Baseline 9, which will provide integrated air and missile defense for the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Packaging Products & Equipment

TricorBraun Wins 11 Awards at National Packaging Competition

May 9, 2012

Company wins Best In Show, People's Choice & 9 Category Awards St. Louis, MO - TricorBraun, one of North America's largest providers of jars, bottles and other rigid packaging components, won 11 awards at the National Association of Container Distributor's (NACD) annual competition, including Best In Show and the People's Choice awards as well as 9 category-specific awards. The NACD's annual... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Raytheon Wins $39.6 Million US Navy Contract for AIM-9X

February 21, 2012

TUCSON, Ariz. - The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $39.6 million contract for Fiscal Year 2012 production and delivery of the AIM-9X Block II infrared-guided air-to-air missile. The contract, which modifies a previously awarded contract, was announced on Jan. 31 by the Department of Defense. About the AIM-9X Block II The AIM-9X Sidewinder is an infrared-guided air-to-air missile... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries

January 24, 2012

Delivering predictable, reliable performance to the fleet TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the final Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS MK 2) hardware ship set of its 2010 production contract, completing all system deliveries ahead of schedule. The system is slated for installation and integration onboard the John P. Murtha (LPD 26), providing the ship's U.S. Navy-certified... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Mounting & Attaching Products

Weapon Accessories Bracket meets MIL-STD-810G specification.

January 20, 2012

Designed to meet needs of Crew-Served Weapons operators, Model MK93 WAB is interoperable with all aiming lasers and lights compatible with MIL-STD-1913/Picatinny rails. Provisions for secure cable routing allow interference-free operation through entire range of motion with Objective Gunner's Protection Kit Armor Shield. Manufactured from carbon steel and aluminum alloy with MIL-SPEC CARC finish,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

Charleston Aluminum Announces an Increased Range of Aluminum Armor Plate Inventory for Armor Vehicle Production

January 16, 2012

Charleston Aluminum is proud to announce an increased range of ballistically tested armor plate is now held in warehouses across the country. The new range of alloys, sizes and volumes of aluminum armor plate materials offers solutions for armored vehicles with the highest possible performance properties in extreme dimensions - in particular, with respect to thickness and width. The wider range... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Set to Launch NASA's Mars Science Lab to the Red Planet

December 20, 2011

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Nov. 21, 2011 - A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is set to launch NASA's Mars Science Lab (MSL) mission with the Curiosity rover on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10:02 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. This mission will be launched aboard an Atlas V 541 configuration vehicle, which includes a 5-meter diameter RUAG Space payload fairing along with four Aerojet solid... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

United Launch Alliance Delivers 50th Delta II Mission to Orbit for NASA with the Successful Launch of the NPOESS Preparatory Project

December 20, 2011

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 - A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2W here at 2:48 a.m. PDT today. This is ULA's 10th launch of the year and marked the 55th successful launch for the company. "ULA is proud to have served NASA with 50 Delta II launches, achieving 100... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin's GMLRS+ Completes Successful Test Flight of Long-Range Motor

December 19, 2011

DALLAS - Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) extended-range rocket successfully completed a 120-kilometer mission at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., an improvement in range of approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) over the current GMLRS round. Engineers from Lockheed Martin and Aerojet, the GMLRS rocket motor manufacturer, are developing GMLRS+... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission

December 6, 2011

Aerojet Thrusters Integral to Propulsive Mars Landing SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission that lifted off today on a scientific endeavor to the red planet. Four Aerojet AJ60 Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) igniting at lift-off increased the launch thrust... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

LifePort Awarded 1st Commercial STC for Equipping Armor Flooring on Bell 407 Aircraft

October 25, 2011

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AUSA -- LifePort, Inc. announced today it has been awarded a commercial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 407 helicopter with lightweight Ballistic Protection System (BPS). This is LifePort's first STC approval for a BPS in a civil utility helicopter. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company -- the aftermarket division... Read More