"...According to a press release, the contract includes $694.9 million and for the production of 48 THAAD interceptors, six THAAD launchers, four fire control units and additional support equipment. The interceptors are produced at Lockheed Martin’s Pike County facility in Troy...."Reference: www.troymessenger.com .
Thursday, March 31, 2011
"...Request records online with eVetRecs, Other Methods to Obtain Military Service Records, What's available online?, Locate older (pre-WW I) military service records, Using military records for genealogical research, Other military and veterans records, replace lost or damaged medals and awards ..."Reference: militaryvetnews.blogspot.com .
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
"...Job search for 111 Raytheon Jobs, Employment in South Easton, MA at indeed.com. one search. all jobs..."Reference: www.indeed.com .
"...A U.S. defense official says U.S. ships and submarines unleashed a barrage of cruise missiles at Libyan missile storage facilities in the Tripoli area late Monday and early Tuesday...."Reference: denverpost.com .
"...The deployment of an Iron Dome anti-rocket battery in southern Israel on Sunday (Mar. 27) marked another step on the system's path to becoming fully operational ..."Reference: dover.idf.il .
Monday, March 28, 2011
"...Lockheed Martin Corporation formally opened the Huntsville Integrated Test (HIT) Center in Huntsville, Alabama that will help the company to carry out cost-effective and realistic testing of full-scale missile defense systems in a laboratory environment. ..."Reference: www.zacks.com .
Sunday, March 27, 2011
"...HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Work could soon begin on the Raytheon plant at Redstone Arsenal that will assemble and test the company's SM-3 and SM-6 "Standard Missiles."..."Reference: al.com .
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
"...Lieutenant Colonel Georgei Anicic, a unit commander of the 3rd Battalion of the 250th Air Defence Brigade of the Serbian military, was sent into the fields of western Serbia. His unit was to hunt Nato aircraft in the skies above using a Yugoslav version of the Soviet Isayev S-125 Neva ground-to-air missile system. ..."Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk .
"...The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) plans to use its new Extended Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (EMRBM) during a flight trial in the fourth quarter of 2012. Lockheed Martin..."Reference: www.aviationweek.com .
Sunday, March 20, 2011
"...European and US forces unleashed warplanes and cruise missiles against Gaddafi on Saturday in a United Nations-backed intervention to prevent the veteran leader from killing civilians as he fights an uprising against his 41-year rule...."Reference: www.jpost.com .
Friday, March 18, 2011
"..."Our next flight is scheduled for March 22," Charlie Brink, Air Force Research Laboratory's X-51A program manager, told AOL News today...."Reference: www.aolnews.com .
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
"...If the U.S. federal government shuts down, all military personnel would be required to continue working without pay, according to the memo. The military would continue to operate in Afghanistan, and troops would continue to prepare for deployment. But many civilian DoD employees could be furloughed. ..."Reference: www.defensenews.com .
Monday, March 14, 2011
"...The US Missile Defense Agency says it is granting competitive awards to five small US businesses for advisory and assistance services. The businesses named are COLSA Corp., Huntsville, Ala.; Engineering Research and..."Reference: www.upi.com .
Sunday, March 13, 2011
"...Inmates in American prisons have come a long way from the days of making license plates. Nowadays, prisoners are helping build missiles and other sophisticated weapons, and providing dirt-cheap labor in the process...."Reference: www.allgov.com .
"...Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT)’s Trident II D5 Missile has completed its 135th consecutive successful test flight...."Reference: www.emoneydaily.com .
Saturday, March 12, 2011
"...Underground home bunkers once again have a small but growing following as a refuge from a host of perceived threats. And most people who have them would prefer that you didn’t know...."Reference: realestate.msn.com .
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Thursday, March 10, 2011
"...Russia reasserted last week her determination to provide the P-800 Yakhont (SS-N-26) anti-ship cruise missile to Syria. Assuming the missile does come to Syria, it will mark the first deployment of any missile of this kind in a Mediterranean nation...."Reference: hotair.com .
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
"...Shelby also talked about Madison County’s importance concerning defense.
“You’re in the driver’s seat here,” Shelby said. “We need a robust missile defense. We needed it yesterday.”
He said he wants missile defense to be a high priority and does not support decreasing it.
“To cut it back is like cutting off your leg,” Shelby said...."
Saturday, March 5, 2011
"...like the SA-7, an early-generation, shoulder-fired missile in the same family as the more widely known Stinger — that intelligence agencies have long worried could fall into terrorists’ hands...."Reference: www.ocala.com .
"...The move marks the first of the Obama administration's four-phase plan to put land- and sea-based radars and interceptors in several European locations over the next decade...."Reference: www.lasvegassun.com .
"...The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source cost-plus-award-fee contract to Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz. ..."Reference: www.defenseworld.net .
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
"...Norway yesterday said it had thwarted a number of attempts by Iran to obtain from small domestic firms components suited for incorporation in nuclear-armed missiles, Reuters reported..."Reference: www.globalsecuritynewswire.org .
"...Russia has signaled its intent to press ahead with plans to supply Syria with Yakhont supersonic cruise missiles...."Reference: www.upi.com .
"...Frank Wyatt, the vice president of Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)’s Air and Missile Defense Systems product line said that, “The test demonstrated the fire control loop of the kinetic warhead on the ground, which is a key indicator that we’re on track for the first SM-3 Block IB intercept in space this year...."Reference: dailynewspulse.com .