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  • Raytheon Self-Defense Missile Undergoes Navy Firing Test; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Self-Defense Missile Undergoes Navy Firing Test; Rick Nelson Comments

    A Raytheon missile designed to defend against anti-ship cruise missiles and airborne threats has completed its initial fleet firing test led by the U.S. Navy. Two Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 missiles from the USS Arlington attacked a subsonic target during the evaluations, Raytheon said Tuesday. Rick Nelson, vice president of naval and area defense […] More

  • General Dynamics Opens Actuator Manufacturing Facility; Dan Paul Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Opens Actuator Manufacturing Facility; Dan Paul Comments

    A General Dynamics business unit has opened a new manufacturing facility in Healdsburg, Calif. as the company looks to expand its offerings for future missile programs. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems will make electro-mechanical actuation systems for guided missiles and projectiles for the Missile Defense Agency, General Dynamics said Thursday. Dan Paul, vice president and general […] More

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    Raytheon Patriot System Test Fires Lockheed Missiles; Sanjay Kapoor Comments

    A Raytheon-built air and missile defense system supported a test of a Lockheed Martin-made missile Thursday at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The Patriot system fired the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missile, Raytheon said Friday. Sanjay Kapoor, Raytheon vice president integrated air and missile defense, said this was the seventh time Patriot fired the […] More

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    Lockheed PAC-3 MSE Missiles Take Out Two Targets in Test; Richard McDaniel Comments

    Two Lockheed Martin missiles intercepted and destroyed two different targets during a test flight held Thursday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. One PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement weapon took down a tactical ballistic missile and the other attacked a cruise missile, Lockheed said Thursday. “Today's test provides the final flight test data required to demonstrate […] More

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    Lockheed Wraps Up PAC-3 Missile Test; Richard McDaniel Comments

    Lockheed Martin recently tested two of its PAC-3 missiles to evaluate their ability to detect, track and intercept a tactical ballistic missile. During the evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., one PAC-3 missile destroyed the other missile and another PAC-3 self-destructed, Lockheed said Friday. “Today's flight test provided us the opportunity to demonstrate the […] More

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    Raytheon Team Collaborating On New Naval Surface Defense System; Mark Papworth Comments

    Raytheon and technology manufacturer Chemring Group will work together to develop a naval defense system aimed at protecting platforms against surface targets. Through the agreement, Chemring's CENTURION launcher will combine with Raytheon's combat-tested missiles to come up with a sea-based defense system that will undergo testing in mid-2013, Raytheon said Tuesday. The team will start […] More

  • Raytheon Selects Ducommun to Make Tomahawk Electronic Parts; Anthony Reardon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Selects Ducommun to Make Tomahawk Electronic Parts; Anthony Reardon Comments

    Raytheon has awarded follow-on contracts to electronics engineering firm Ducommun for interconnect and electronic assemblies on a U.S. Navy cruise missile, Ducommun announced Thursday. The contracts have a combined $15 million value and Ducommun will continue working on the Tomahawk missile components through 2015. “Ducommun is very pleased to continue supporting one of the Navy’s […] More

  • Raytheon Adds GPS to HARM Missile; Harry Schulte Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Adds GPS to HARM Missile; Harry Schulte Comments

    Raytheon has added a GPS receiver and a new inertial measurement unit to a missile for targeting surface-to-air missile radars, early warning radars and radar-directed air defense artillery systems. The company said it updated the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile for ongoing U.S. Air Force-led competition between two contractors with a down-select scheduled in 2012 for full-rate […] More

  • Report: Lockheed, Raytheon Competing for Chopper, UAS Missile Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Lockheed, Raytheon Competing for Chopper, UAS Missile Production

    Lockheed Martin and Raytheon are leading competing teams for a new contract to produce a new joint air-to-ground missile for the U.S. military, the Huntsville Times reports. Kenneth Kesner reports Lockheed received a maximum $64.15 million Army contract to perform the extended technology development phase for the missile’s guidance section. That 27-month phase will lead […] More

  • Northrop-Raytheon Team Provides Satellites for MDA SM-3 Demo; David Bloodgood Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop-Raytheon Team Provides Satellites for MDA SM-3 Demo; David Bloodgood Comments

    Two satellites built by Northrop Grumman and Raytheon participated in a recent U.S. Missile Defense Agency test of Standard Missile-3, Northrop announced Wednesday. Northrop is the prime contractor for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System and Raytheon makes the infrared sensor payload. Raytheon is the prime contractor for the SM-3 program. This test was the […] More

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    Lockheed Develops RF Anti-Ship Missile Sensors With DARPA, ONR; Mike Fleming Comments

    Lockheed Martin has developed a sensor suite for detecting ships using radio frequency, the company announced Monday. The company recently tested the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile sensor suite off the coast of Northwest Florida, using a modified Sabreliner business jet. According to the company, the LRASM detected, classified and recognized targets at different airspeeds and […] More

  • Lockheed Bidding For MDA Targets, Testing Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Bidding For MDA Targets, Testing Contract

    Lockheed Martin has submitted a contract bid to provide the Missile Defense Agency with medium-range ballistic missile targets for element and system flight tests, the company announced Friday. MDA’s Huntsville, Ala.-based targets and countermeasures directorate received the proposal on Friday. The company wants to develop medium-range ballistic missiles and pre- and post-mission analysis, integrated logistics […] More

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