Military Equipment

Warheads

New Warhead Reduces Size of Raytheon Small Tactical Munition

TUCSON, Ariz., April 18, 2011 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) tested a new warhead for its Small Tactical Munition, a new weapon specifically designed to be employed from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). STM is a 13-pound guided munition that is approximately 2 feet long, making it the smallest air-launched weapon in the Raytheon portfolio. The new 5-pound warhead, manufactured by NammoTalley, is...

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Weapon Systems

Lockheed Martin Delivers Second Production C-5M Super Galaxy to U.S. Air Force

MARIETTA, Ga.- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed delivery of the second production C-5M Super Galaxy at a ceremony here Monday with a crew from Dover Air Force Base, Del. The fifth C-5M overall to be delivered to the Air Force, this aircraft will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., before traveling to its home base at Dover. Maj. Gen. James T. Rubeor,...

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Helicopters

Indra's Unmanned Pelican System Obtains Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

o Having met the quality and safety requirements of Air Safety State Agency (AESA) the test stage will start o Indra's unmanned helicopter was the first to pass the agency's tests o It will be ready by 2012 to engage in intelligence, surveillance or emergency management missions, among others The Pelican unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed by Indra has received the Special Airworthiness...

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Military Target Systems

Remote Weapons System fosters upgrades and integration.

Designed to integrate medium-caliber Chain Guns® and ammunition into watercraft and ground platforms, Modular Advanced Weapon System (MAWS) incorporates stabilization system, ballistic computation, and sighting system. Open architecture allows for integration of most light, medium, and heavy machine guns, and man-machine interface has touch panel display, function and safety switches, and...

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Vehicles

General Maritime Corporation Announces Sale of Aframax Tanker and Suezmax Tanker

Completes Sale and Leaseback of Last of Three Product Tankers; Repays Bridge Loan NEW YORK - General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR) announced today that it has completed the sale of the Genmar Princess, a 1991-built Aframax tanker, to an unaffiliated third party, generating net proceeds of $7.5 million. The Company also announced it has entered into an agreement to sell the Genmar Gulf, a...

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Military Equipment

Boeing Submits Final NewGen Tanker Proposal to U.S. Air Force

ST. LOUIS - The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today submitted its final proposal for the U.S. Air Force's KC-X tanker competition. The proposal offers a fleet of Boeing NewGen Tankers - 767-based, multi-mission aircraft that deliver superior capabilities to U.S. warfighters and burn 24 percent less fuel than the competing European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) Company's tanker. If selected, the...

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Warning Systems

Goodrich Awarded U.S. Army Contract for Laser Warning Systems

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army for an anticipated maximum value of $47 million for the procurement of additional AN/AVR-2A(V) Laser Warning System components. The AN/AVR-2A(V) enhances aircraft survivability by detecting multiple laser aided threats and weapons systems....

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Turrets

Elbit Systems' Brazilian Subsidiary, Aeroeletronica, Awarded a Framework Contract Valued at up to $260 Million to Supply 30mm Unmanned Turrets to the Brazilian Army

Elbit Systems' Unmanned Turrets, to be Produced in Brazil by Aeroeletronica, Will be Installed Onboard IVECO 6X6 Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) as a Part of the Guarani Project HAIFA, Israel - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ( Elbit Systems") announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, Aeroeletronica Ltda. ("AEL") was awarded a framework contract, valued at up to 440 million Brazilian...

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Lasers

DARPA Awards Lockheed Martin $7 Million Contract to Produce Laser Enhanced Sniper Systems

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 14, 2010 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $6.9 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for multiple One Shot laser-based sniper systems that improve accuracy and reduce the possibility of detection. Existing sniper scopes cannot measure wind at long distances. One Shot utilizes a laser and camera to gauge wind speed and direction...

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Vehicles

Javelin Joint Venture Fires Javelin from Stryker Remote Weapon Station

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture reached a major milestone with the first Javelin missile firings from a Common Remote Operations Weapon Station II. The station was mounted on a Stryker Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) in a near-tactical configuration. Three missiles impacted their targets at 500 and 1,000 meters (1,640 and 3,280 feet)...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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