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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Skyguard 'AMOUN' Scores Direct Hit in Live Missile Firing Using Raytheon-Upgraded Launcher

TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 18 -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) Skyguard AMOUN achieved a major milestone with a successful missile firing at a test range near Cairo, Egypt. AMOUN is the Egyptian name for the point- defense system designed to protect high value assets, such as airports and cities. A Skyguard battery consists of two launchers, each with four missiles, two 35 mm guns, and a fire...

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