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Elbit Systems of America to Showcase at AUSA High Mobility Lethality Solutions for Winning in a Complex WorldOct 13, 2015
FORT WORTH, Texas - As the United States Army faces the new challenges of an increasingly capable enemy, Elbit Systems of America and its parent company Elbit Systems Ltd. are investing heavily in research and development to give the soldier the decided advantage in this new and complex environment. Providing integrated and networked solutions that leverage technical and operational expertise,... Read More
The VLS launcher is designed to protect smaller navy platforms BALTIMORE - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is concluding production of its 3-Cell ExLS Stand Alone Launcher designed to fire MBDA's Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) in October and will conclude qualification testing in late 2016. The 3-Cell Extensible Launching System (ExLS) CAMM Launcher is specifically designed for smaller... Read More
Deal is part of $227 Million GMLRS Rocket Production Contract DALLAS,Â - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $227 million contract from the U.S. Army for Lot 10 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary, and the first order of GMLRS Alternative Warhead production. "GMLRS is a combat proven precision-strike system," said Ken Musculus, vice president of Tactical... Read More
LONDON, - Thales announced today at DSEI that it has signed a multi-million pound contract with DataGate in Thailand to supply the Royal Thai Army with the STARStreak air defence missile system. This contract follows on from Thailand's initial purchase of STARStreak in 2012. The system comprises STARStreak missiles, the world's fastest very short range air defence (VSHORAD) missile and... Read More
Seal Beach, CA – For the third time in less than two months, researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, intentionally sent a small Cessna aircraft plummeting to the ground in a drop test meant to simulate a severe, but ultimately survivable crash. On Aug. 26, 2015, a Cessna 172 plunged 100 feet at 55 miles per hour, its nose pitched up, tail angled down, then struck... Read More
IndyCar racing tech adapted to create "swappable" mission capabilities JOINT PACIFIC ALASKA RANGE COMPLEX, Alaska,Â – The U.S. Naval Research Lab and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have demonstrated successful captive flights of a modular, rapid replacement architecture for electronic warfare (EW) payloads on the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J). The testing occurred during the... Read More
Hill AFB, Utah,Â – The first two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing were officially delivered to the base today. The two F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing variants, known as AF-77 and AF-78, are the first of 72 F-35As scheduled for delivery to the base. "The F-35A Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation for the... Read More
Generally when gun owners come to us with engraving needs they are deeply familiar with the legal requirements that pertain to them.Â However, we do get questions from those looking for more information about firearms and gun engraving, suppressors or silencers and Short Barrel Rifles, commonly known as an SBR. The laws pertaining to firearms are administered by the Department of Alcohol,... Read More
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Strong global partnerships reduce costs 25 percent TUCSON, Ariz.Â — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Fokker and Dallara, has developed a lower-cost carbon fiber airframe for the U.S. Air Force's Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) by applying robotics and formula racing technologies. The three companies reduced airframe production costs by 25 percent. The new innovative... Read More
ORLANDO, Fla. –Â Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated its multi-mode Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), engaging two laser-designated stationary targets during recent Government-led flight tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. In the first test, the missile flew four kilometers, engaged its precision-strike, semi-active laser and hit the stationary target. During the second flight, the... Read More
Designed to withstand repeated fire on subcompact handguns, MICRO-2-G includes Quick-Change Battery Hatch™ which enables safe on-board battery changes. Rail-mounted laser sighting system has full 5-hour battery life that is safeguarded from inadvertent drain by battery preservation mode deactivating laser after 10 minutes idle. Read More
WALTHAM, Mass.Â — The Paris Air Show is the kind of place where big planes fly like fighter jets and fighter jets fly like dancers. It's a place where a mammoth jetliner will soar through a series of acrobatic dives and turns, while fighter pilots fly in tight formation and show off maneuvers that appear to defy physics. And in a pavilion just steps from the flight line, experts from... Read More
Next-generation architecture demonstrates dramatic change to air and missile defense WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) took a significant step toward the objective for integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) when a ballistic missile was destroyed using the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS) in its first flight test. "Working together... Read More
HEL System Designed for Land, Sea, and Airborne Platforms SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that an independent measurement team contracted by the U.S. Government has completed beam quality and power measurements of... Read More
Astronics Wins U.S. Marine Corps Contract to Provide Test Systems to Saudi Arabian Ministry of National GuardApr 15, 2015
EAST AURORA, N.Y.Â — Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, consumer electronics and semiconductor industries, announced today that Astronics' subsidiary, DME Corporation, has been awarded a contract to provide Virtual Instrument Portable Equipment Repair/Test (VIPER/T) systems and Application Program Sets (APSs)... Read More
New Products, Celebrity Presentations & Giveaways Dominate the LaserMax Booth at the 2015 NRA Annual MeetingApr 10, 2015
Rochester, NYÂ — LaserMax is headed to the Music City Center in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, where products from every major firearm company will be on display at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting Exhibits in Nashville, Tennessee, April 10-12. Show-goers are encouraged to visit the LaserMaxÂ® booth, (#533) for exciting celebrity presentations, valuable prize pack giveaways and a wide array... Read More
Improved connectivity provides speed, accuracy MCKINNEY, Texas - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) pushed battlefield situational awareness to a new, safer level by integrating existing sensor-to-missile technologies during a recent exercise at Camp Blanding, Fla. Raytheon Missile Systems engineers successfully connected two dismounted, remotely operated sensors to a soldier's laptop and hand... Read More
Beretta 92FS handguns are now available with a factory-equipped LaserMax Guide Rod Laser Rochester, NY - One of the most trusted and field tested professional sidearms ever developed - the 92FS - is now available from the Beretta factory with a precision engineered internal Guide Rod Laser™ preinstalled. The new laser-equipped Beretta 92FS pistol represents LaserMax's latest collaborative... Read More
Designed specifically to sit on G42/G43 single-stack 9 mm pistol, CF-G42-LC CenterFireÂ® WeaponLight outputs 115+ lm to provide tactical advantage needed for threat verification and accurate shot placement in challenging/dark conditions. Construction is of Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon (FRN), and performance features include 1 hr continuous run time,Â disorienting strobe mode option, and 10 min... Read More
ELKHART, IN/SHERIDAN, WY – Transhield, Inc. and Kennon Products, Inc. recently announced they have formed a partnership under a collaborative agreement to deliver protective covers to the military aircraft market. The agreement allows Transhield and Kennon to provide cost effective and affordable solutions for the protection of military aircraft assets. Transhield is the maker of advanced... Read More