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

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...

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Lockheed Martin Debuts Upgraded MK 41 VLS Production Line

Lockheed Martin hosts ceremonial ribbon cutting of optimized MK 41 VLS Production Line BALTIMORE,Â-  -- 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,...

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

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 fitsÂ- 2 missiles in one launcher pod for increased effectiveness, while propulsion technology enables accelerated flight over distances to ~500...

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Missile Launcher includes built-in test capability.

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.

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Lockheed Martin to Begin Qualification Testing of 3-Cell ExLS in 2016

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...

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DSEI 2015: UVision Shows Its Sea Legs; Will Exhibit Its Loitering Munition Solutions Integrated on a Naval Platform Launcher (NPL)
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DSEI 2015: UVision Shows Its Sea Legs; Will Exhibit Its Loitering Munition Solutions Integrated on a Naval Platform Launcher (NPL)

The company's unique tri-service integration capabilities significantly shorten the sensor-to-shooter loop Â-  In addition to the Naval Platform Launcher on display, the company will also exhibit the entire HERO family of six (6) systems, as well as a Vehicle Platform Launcher demonstrating the HERO-30's integration capabilities with land platforms DSEI 2015, September 15-18, London,...

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Raytheon, Chemring Group Complete First Live-Fire Test of CENTURION Launcher
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Raytheon, Chemring Group Complete First Live-Fire Test of CENTURION Launcher

Collaborative system to protect ships against swarming-boat threat TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), acting through its Missile Systems business, and Chemring Group (LSE: CHG), acting through Chemring Countermeasures, successfully fired a Javelin missile from the multirole CENTURION® launcher during testing at the Defence Training Estate on Salisbury Plain in England. We're...

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ATK and Astrium Unveil the Liberty(TM) Launch Vehicle Initiative for NASA's CCDev-2 Competition

Based on the Most Reliable Propulsion Systems in the World, the Liberty(TM) can Achieve a First Flight by 2013 and Close the U.S. Human Space Flight Gap. WASHINGTON -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and Astrium (an EADS Company) are working together in response to NASA's Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. The team is offering NASA launch services with the Liberty(TM) rocket. This new launch...

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BAE Systems Wins Department of Defense 2007 Top 5 Award for Systems Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems announced today it had been selected as a 2007 Top 5 Department of Defense Program Award winner for systems engineering for the company's work on the DDG 1000, MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The award was presented by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). The presentation took place at the NDIA 10th Annual Systems...

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Raytheon's MK 57 Launcher Recognized as a Top 5 DoD Program

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 13, 2007 -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) MK 57 Vertical Launching System (VLS) program for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000) has been recognized by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) as a 2006 Top 5 DoD program award winner for excellence in systems engineering. Co-developed by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and...

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