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Navy Completes First Free-Flight Test of Raytheon’s JSOW C-1

The U.S. Navy completed the first free-flight test of Raytheon Company‘s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, a family of low-cost, air-to-ground weapons that uses an integrated GPS-inertial navigation system and terminal imaging infrared seeker to guide weapons to their target. The first free flight of the JSOW C-1 was …

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General Dynamics Awarded $24.4 Million for USS Harpers Ferry Renovation

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. $24.4 million in contract modifications to support the renovation and modernization of the USS Harpers Ferry. This modification is part of the fiscal year 2011 Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability. NASSCO will inspect and test all of the ship’s …

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Raytheon Completes First Group of AMDR Modules

Raytheon announced today production of the first group of S-band transmit and receive modules manufactured for the U.S. Navy’s Air and Missile Defense Radar program is complete. “Our AMDR T/R modules are demonstrating significant capability and performance reliability,” said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems’ Kevin Peppe, vice president of Seapower Capability …

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Lockheed Aids Marines with Disaster Relief Technology

In the event of a crisis, minutes matter. The faster aid and assistance can be mobilized, the more likely victims survive and society recovers. Government contractors have long responded to calls for aid in the wake of disasters of all kinds. They’ve sent food to starving countries and medicine to …

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GD’s Mississippi Sub ahead of Schedule

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Mississippi, submarine SSN-782, sailed through its pressure hull testing well ahead of other ships in its class. The boat reached pressure hull complete status three weeks sooner than Virginia class submarines. Work on the Mississippi is ahead of schedule, beating USS Missouri’s record for work accomplished …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, BAE Systems signed a contract with the FBI to provide critical information security safeguards, including certification and accreditation. General Dynamics won a $68 million contract to provide Abrams Tank systems technical support for the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command. Lockheed Martin picked up a $10 million contract …

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