Missiles

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

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...

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Why Injection Molding Defense Related Products Requires Specific Registrations
Engineering Services

Why Injection Molding Defense Related Products Requires Specific Registrations

The U.S. Government requires that all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense related products, including those made by injection molding, be registered with the Department of State under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ITAR-controlled items, also known as United States Munitions List (USML) items, are defined as defense articles meant for military application that...

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Software

Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries

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...

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

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

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,...

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Workholding and Material Handling Technologies to be the Focus at Westec 2012
Rolls and Rollers

Workholding and Material Handling Technologies to be the Focus at Westec 2012

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading manufacturer and supplier of workholding technologies, material handling and machine tool components and fixturing accessories will showcase its extensive clamping, gripping, locating, positioning, roller, bumper and support products at Booth 1845 during the WESTEC 2012 Show, March 27-29, 2012, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit will feature the...

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Aluminum

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

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...

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Shot Show: Meprolight to Present for First Time in the US the Mini-Hunter - Lightweight Night Vision Weapon Sight and NOA NYX - Uncooled Compact Thermal Sight with X2 Magnification
Sights

Shot Show: Meprolight to Present for First Time in the US the Mini-Hunter - Lightweight Night Vision Weapon Sight and NOA NYX - Uncooled Compact Thermal Sight with X2 Magnification

Both sights are exceptionally lightweight, high performance and ideal for Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Or Akiva, Israel - Meprolight - a leading manufacturer of electro-optic systems to armed forces, law enforcement agencies, and civilian markets - will present at Shot Show (Booth #3427) the Mini-Hunter, a lightweight night vision weapon sight, and NOA NYX, an uncooled thermal weapon sight with 2x...

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Rockets

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

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...

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Rockets

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

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...

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Rockets

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

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+...

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