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Report: Lockheed, Rafael Offer Missiles for Army Multimission Launcher

Lockheed Martin and Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will offer their respective missiles to the U.S. Army for possible integration with the service branch’s Indirect Fires Protection Capability multi-mission launcher, Defense News reported Monday. The Army seeks a second missile as part of the IFPC Increment 2 program, which aims to develop a …

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Army Mission Command Taps Systematic for C4I Software; Rafael Torres Comments

The U.S. Army Mission Command has awarded Systematic a multimillion-dollar contract for the deployment of the company’s commercial off-the-shelf command, control, computing and communications software. Systematic said Feb. 3 its SitaWare platform will work to bolster situational awareness and cooperation of warfighters across the military branches. Rafael Torres, Systematic president, said SitaWare is …

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General Dynamics Delivers Future USS Rafael Peralta Destroyer to Navy

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has delivered its first Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer to the U.S. Navy under the service branch’s restarted development program for this ship class. The military branch said Monday the future USS Rafael Peralta underwent a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to check its operational readiness prior to delivery. “As …

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MDA, Israel Demo Raytheon-Rafael ‘David’s Sling’ Air Defense System

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Israel Missile Defense Organization have conducted a fourth and final interception test of the David’s Sling Weapon System built by a Raytheon–Rafael team. MDA said Monday the platform launched a Stunner interceptor to engage several threat representative targets in real time during the demonstration at a test …

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DRS-Rafael Team to Chase Army Chase Tank Protection Program; Mike O’Leary Comments

DRS Technologies and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will jointly pursue a U.S. Army tank defense contract and offer a Rafael-built Trophy active protection system, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes the vehicle-mounted Trophy system works to detect and engage enemy fire through the use of a radar, processor and on-board computer. “Trophy will…compute an …

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Rafael Awards Raytheon $150M for Iron Dome Components; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems‘ has awarded a $149.3 million subcontract to Raytheon to build interceptor components for the Iron Dome weapon. Raytheon’s technology resources and network will serve as second supply source of Iron Dome interceptor parts, the company said Tuesday. “The sourcing of Tamir interceptor components in the U.S. will go a long …

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DRS, General Dynamics, Rafael Complete Ground Vehicle Defense Trials; Joseph Matteoni Comments

DRS Technologies, General Dynamics Land Systems and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have finished a 10-month program to install a Rafael-made anti-armor technology on a GDLS vehicle and then test the system. The companies first carried out a series of mobility trials on how Rafael’s Trophy Active Protection System worked on GDLS’ LAV III, then …

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