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Raytheon Awarded US Navy MK 54 Torpedo Contract

Aug 31, 2016

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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

US Army Awards Raytheon Long Range Precision Fires Risk Mitigation Contract

Aug 25, 2016

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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

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

Aug 19, 2016

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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

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

Aug 05, 2016

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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

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

Aug 01, 2016

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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Guided Glide Weapon engages targets on land and at sea.

Jul 14, 2016

Featuring Link-16 datalink, net-enabled Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 (JSOW C-1) provides fleet forces with flexible capability against high-value, stationary land targets as well as moving maritime targets at launch ranges up to 70 nautical miles from fighter. Link 16 allows launch platform, or alternate controller, to provide real-time target updates to weapon. In addition to enabling weapon to hit... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Services

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

Jun 23, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Custom Battery Pack for Precision Guided Firearm

Jun 10, 2016

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... Read More

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

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

May 09, 2016

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.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Weapon Lights enhance operator protection and accuracy.

Apr 29, 2016

Featuring adjustable brightness and unique light signature, Manta-Ray™ WeaponLights series is powered by onboard, rechargeable battery and snaps on and off of rifle rails within seconds. While LMR-M optimizes performance in close quarters and protects operator's vision from harmful reflection, IR version (LMR-IR) is available for use with night vision. Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin Debuts Upgraded MK 41 VLS Production Line

Apr 01, 2016

Lockheed Martin hosts ceremonial ribbon cutting of optimized MK 41 VLS Production Line BALTIMORE,  -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) officially unveiled an upgraded MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) production line at its Middle River, Maryland facility. The MK 41 VLS program supports more than 150 highly skilled jobs in the Baltimore area and will continue to do so for years to come, thanks in... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Long-Range Missile meets U.S. Army LRPF requirement.

Mar 23, 2016

Compatible with M270 MLRS and M142 HIMARS rocket launchers and designed to replace current army tactical missile system weapons, LRPF missile meets U.S. Army's Long-Range Precision Fires (LRPF) requirement. Design fits 2 missiles in one launcher pod for increased effectiveness, while propulsion technology enables accelerated flight over distances to ~500 km for defeating fixed land... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Rugged Green Laser Sight for Pistols offers optimized visibility.

Jan 18, 2016

Respectively replacing spring guide assembly in Sig Sauer P226 and P229, LMS-2261G and LMS-2291G high-intensity green (520 nm) laser sighting systems aid target acquisition. Integrated green Guide Rod Laser™ technology operates in light spectrum band most visible to human eye and appears bright throughout range of lighting conditions. Both sights, which meet and exceed NIJ and MIL-SPEC... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Improving Gun Safety with Force Measurement

Jan 12, 2016

In an effort to reduce the incidence of accidental gun discharge, The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has been modifying their standard, off-the-shelf firearms to require a greater amount of force to activate the trigger. Following any shooting incident, the weapon is immediately sent to NYPD's Firearms Laboratory for a battery of tests. Among those tests, the trigger pull force was... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Laser Sighting System enhances Glock 42/43 shooting accuracy.

Dec 14, 2015

Respectively available for Glock 42 and 43 subcompact handguns, LMS-G42 and LMS-G43 employ Guide Rod Laser™ technology. Ruggedized 0.6 oz laser sighting system, which will not add mass to firearm or interfere with holster selection, delivers bright red aiming point that accelerates accurate shooting. Along with automatic 10 min timeout that prevents inadvertent battery drain, features include... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Marvin Test Solutions Features Advanced Flightline to Factory Test Solutions at AUTOTESTCON 2015

Nov 03, 2015

Showcases advanced ATE systems and digital test subsystems IRVINE, Calif. - Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace organizations, announced today the company's involvement in AUTOTESTCON 2015. The 51st annual IEEE AUTOTESTCON conference takes place November 2- 5 in Washington, DC for ATE leaders exploring the latest... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Missile Launcher includes built-in test capability.

Nov 03, 2015

Designed to fire both wire-guided and wireless radio frequency missiles, TOW® EagleFire™ features ergonomic handgrips and integrated day-and-night sight with range-finding capability. Lithium-ion power source allows for 9-hour silent watch capability when vehicle's engine is off, along with built-in AC and on-vehicle charging capability. Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Florida Highway Patrol Deploys 2,050 TASER X2 Smart Weapons

Oct 16, 2015

TASER Announces Numerous Weapons Orders SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., – TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced multiple orders of its TASER® brand next generation Smart Weapons. These orders were received and shipped in the third quarter. Significant TASER Smart Weapon orders:  • Albany County Sheriff's Office (WY): 40 TASER® X26P™ Smart Weapons, TASER Assurance Plan (TAP)  •... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lethal Guided 40 mm Muntions offer precision, extended range.

Oct 15, 2015

Able to be fired from conventional, single-shot grenade launcher, such as M320 or EGLM, Pike 40 mm precision-guided munitions weigh <2 lb, measure 16.8 in. long, and use digital, semi-active laser seeker to engage both fixed and slow-moving, mid-range targets. Rocket motor ignites 8–10 ft and is nearly smokeless to minimize launch signature. Launched from standard tube grenade launcher... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Raytheon Completes Development of 3rd Generation Bradley Commander's Primary Sight

Oct 15, 2015

Anticipating US Army proposal, upgraded to include dual-band thermal imager, hi-def camera TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business has completed the development of its 3rd Generation Commander's Primary Sight ahead of the U.S. Army's anticipated Improved FLIR lethality engineering change proposal for the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle. "What sets our... Read More