Weapon Systems

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GA-ASI Awarded Contract for Hellads Weapon System Demonstrator

High-Power Laser Weapon Ultimately to be Incorporated into Tactical Aircraft SAN DIEGO - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded the company a contract for...

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Weapon Systems

Raytheon Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Completes Captive-Flight Test Series

JSOW C-1 will be the first networked air-launched, anti-ship weapon in U.S. inventory PARIS - The U.S. Navy completed a series of captive-flight tests on Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, putting the warfighter one step closer to gaining a net-enabled standoff weapon with moving maritime target capability. JSOW is a family of low-cost, air-to-surface weapons that employs...

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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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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

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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Weapon Systems

Pneumatic Weapon Release Systems Production Going Strong at Marotta

Farnborough, England (July 20, 2010) - Marotta Controls reports today that demand continues to be strong for its M-PACT high pressure pneumatic weapon release technology as it crosses yet another major milestone - with the delivery of over 5,000 Pneumatic Firing Valves for the US Air Force Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) program. The Small Diameter Bomb is ejected from its smart weapons carriage using...

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Weapon Systems

Raytheon and Elcome Marine Complete Phalanx Maintenance for Indian Navy

FARNBOROUGH, England, -- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and Elcome Marine Services of Mumbai, India, completed inspection and maintenance on two Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems for the Indian Navy. "Raytheon and Elcome worked together to complete this project in just a few days," said Cynthia Davis, Raytheon Missile Systems vice president of International Business Development. "The Indian Navy now...

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Weapon Systems

Raytheon Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Completes Captive Flight Test Series

FARNBOROUGH, England, -- The U.S. Navy completed a series of three captive flight tests on Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, putting the program closer to achieving initial operating capability in 2012. JSOW is a family of low-cost, air-to-ground weapons that employs an integrated GPS- inertial navigation system and terminal imaging infrared seeker, guiding the weapon to...

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Weapon Systems

KaZaK Composites to Work with Boeing on Miniature Weapon Technology

Boeing Receives Government Contract for $500,000 WOBURN, MA - KaZaK Composites, Inc., a premier provider of high value-added composite engineering and design, today announced that they are a key supplier to Boeing Integrated Defense Systems for the first phase of a program to demonstrate miniature weapon technology for use on unmanned airborne vehicles (UAV). KaZaK engineers will be building the...

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Weapon Systems

Cannon System offers optimal recoil stroke capacity.

With various vehicle mount and feed configurations, 30/40mm Mk44 Bushmaster accommodates integration into various ground combat vehicles. Options include traditional bayonet mount featuring single recoil damper and linked feeder or bespoke integral mount featuring dual recoil dampers and linkless feeder. Latter is driven from cannon's integral electric motor and feeder gearing, eliminating need...

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