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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry
Missile defeats fast-moving targets TUCSON, Ariz. — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated the GriffinÂ® missile's combat proven capabilities in a maritime environment by successfully engaging fast-moving small boats from various platforms throughout a series of at-sea tests.Â During one of the tests, the MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System was integrated on a... Read More
Equipped with X-ray technology from Smiths Detection, SmartTech™ X-ray screening support system, and CBRE detection technology, Mobile Mailroom Solution offers safe environment for screening deliveries and parcels. All-weather, self-contained unit is constructed of rust-free aluminum and only requires single screener for operation. It can be placed off-site or on existing property,Â providing... Read More
AARGM Achieves Significant Delivery Milestone ARLINGTON, Va.Â – ATK (NYSE: ATK) reached a significant achievement on the path to Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) Full Operational Capability (FOC) with delivery of the 100th AARGM to the U.S. Navy. Elected officials and U.S. Navy leaders attended a commemoration ceremony at the ATK Ridgecrest California Production facility in... Read More
Aerospace Test Solutions Provider CEO and Major General Steve Sargeant, USAF (Ret.), Discusses Changing Test Needs for Today's Aircraft and Smart Weapons CHICAGO -- AUTOTESTCON -- Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems), a trusted provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace organizations, announced today the company's involvement in... Read More
ARCHBALD, Pa.Â – Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets released 36 GBU-12F/B bombs fitted with recently upgraded paveway II DMLGB... Read More
LONDON – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its capabilities in command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), border security, unmanned ground systems, cyber security as well as navigation and maritime systems at the Defence Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition in London next week. DSEI is the world's largest fully integrated defence and... Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. –Â ATK (NYSE: ATK) will exhibit at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI 2013) Sept. 10-13 at the ExCeL exhibition center located in London's docklands. The ATK exhibit is located within the South Hall at S7-310. The company will highlight a variety of its industry-leading capabilities and programs including the company's small-, medium- and large-caliber... Read More
WICHITA, Kan. – Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., (NYSE: SPR) today celebrated completion of the first forward fuselage section, Section 41, destined for integration into the Boeing KC-46A tanker. In a rollout ceremony earlier today, Boeing and U.S. Air Force representatives joined Spirit leadership and employees to mark the occasion. "Right now we the fly KC-135R models and they are great and give gas... Read More
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LONDONÂ – Raytheon UK has launched a new Stand-Off Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Confirmation Technology, known as Soteria, as a vehicle mounted system. The underlying technology has been developed in the UK alongside Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, a spin out company of Loughborough University. Bob Delorge, chief executive of Raytheon UK, commented: "Soteria is a world... Read More
Deployed Test Solutions Bridge the Armament Test Gap for 4th and 5th Generation Fighters PARIS - Paris Air Show - Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems), a leading provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace industries, is demonstrating its solutions this week at the Paris Air Show in booth 3-C82. With growing challenges including... Read More
Agreement to Support FMS Procurement of Dutch MQ-9 Reaper PARIS AIR SHOW – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fokker Technologies, a leading specialist in advanced... Read More
Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders; Highlights F135 Engine Milestone at 2013 Paris Air ShowJun 28, 2013
PARIS –Â Pratt Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced new orders for more than 1,000 engines, including options, and highlighted key milestones for its military engines programs - including the F135 engine - at the 2013 Paris Air Show. The company's new commercial engine announcements include orders from customers around the world for new PurePowerÂ®, IAE... Read More
SM-3s protect US and allies from ballistic missile attack HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-3 to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala., on May 23. The SM-3 missile is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept... Read More
Post Deployment Build-7, deploying with Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, uses latest Patriot Configuration-3 hardware modernization improvements in radar and battle management command, control, communication, computers, and intelligence. Software supports Modern Man Station with color LCD displays, touchscreens, and soft keys; Radar Digital Processor; and Modern Adjunct Processor. With... Read More
Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement line of advanced situational products being featured PARIS -- Raytheon is featuring its AWARE line of advanced situational awareness products at the International Paris Air Show. The Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement (AWARE) systems use cutting-edge helmet, cockpit and vehicle-mounted smart displays to give air and ground... Read More
Mitsubishi Corporation Acquisition of Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopters Pushes Total for Japan Market to 11Jun 21, 2013
PARIS – PARIS AIR SHOW - Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series... Read More
As Member of The Marvin Group With Longstanding History in Aerospace, Company Renews Focus in Mil/Aero, Manufacturing Test IRVINE, Calif. - Geotest - Marvin Test Systems, a leading provider of innovative test solutions for aerospace and manufacturing, today announced it has changed its name to Marvin Test Solutions. The simplified name strengthens the company's association to The Marvin Group,... Read More
Steelcraft to Supply Key Components for Canadian Armed Forces' Fleet of Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade ProjectMay 21, 2013
SteelCraft has been awarded a $10.39 million subcontract by General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project. The contract was announced on January 23, 2013 in Stratford by Mr. Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of... Read More
Weapon has improved precision, navigation capabilities TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed delivery of more than 200 Paveway™ GBU-50 guidance kits to a European partner. The GBU-50 provides the 2,000-pound MK-84 or the BLU-109 penetrator with all-weather GPS navigation combined with precision terminal laser guidance. A full range of selectable terminal impact angles... Read More
RIO DE JANEIRO– LifePort, Inc. today announced it has contracted with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Special Operations to equip its fleet of Sikorsky HH-60G PAVE HAWK™ helicopters with the company's Improved Ballistic Armor Sub System (iBASS). Culminating five years of product development and collaboration with the USAF, deliveries of the iBASS systems are scheduled to commence this month. A... Read More