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Robotic Blasting is becoming more and more prevalent in the manufacturing process. Companies are looking to increase efficiencies and lower costs. With robotic blasting equipment in place, the operation can run in a continuous mode. Operators are able to run multiple machines and become more efficient. Top Considerations for Robotic Blasting: Control and Repeatability: As an operator gets tired... Read More
Industry team continues on-time delivery of Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships to U.S. Navy PARIS - With two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) currently in the U.S. Navy fleet, two more in production and two others under contract, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is leveraging experience gained through the LCS program to offer a Multi-Mission Combatant for navies worldwide. The Multi-Mission Combatant is... Read More
Linking weapon and sensor data with map-based Command and Control (C2) capabilities, DIAMONDShield™ provides decision support aids that let operators plan and execute air defense missions with increased intuition, speed, and confidence. HostedÂ suite of integrated air and missile defense capabilities enables warfighters to manageÂ continuous C2 cycle, and visualization is presentedÂ via... Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. - ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced capabilities and programs as an exhibitor at the AUSA 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. The show will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from October 22-24, 2012. ATK will be located on the upper floor exhibit space in Booth #6817. AUSA provides ATK an opportunity to highlight multiple... Read More
As integrated Electro-Optical IR and visible sensor with weapon station, BattleGuardÂ® provides trained operators of tracked and wheeled combat vehicles with 360Â° of under-armor unobstructed coverage. Plug-and-play solution also offers second or third generation FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) threat detection system, which enables classification, recognition, and identification of... Read More
Peter Wilson, the world record-holder in the men's Double Trap Shooting event, won the gold medal in the Olympic men's Double Trap Shooting final recently at the 30th Olympiad in London. The stock of the shotgun used by Peter was fitted with a 'green shock absorbing pad' supplied by ACE's customer, Essex-based Recoil Systems. The 'green pad' as it is called is made from ACE's SL-100 SLAB... Read More
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
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
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Lockheed Martin Receives $23 Million Contract to Deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods to Royal Air Force of OmanJul 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 SniperÂ® 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
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
ATK to Feature Its International Products and Capabilities at the 2012 Eurosatory Land Security and Defence International ExhibitionJun 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
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
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
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
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
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
Charleston Aluminum Announces an Increased Range of Aluminum Armor Plate Inventory for Armor Vehicle ProductionJan 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
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
United Launch Alliance Delivers 50th Delta II Mission to Orbit for NASA with the Successful Launch of the NPOESS Preparatory ProjectDec 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
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