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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) battle manager at its facility in Huntsville, Ala

Lockheed Martin Corporation : Third MEADS Battle Manager Arrives In Huntsville for Integration Testing

"...The MEADS battle manager controls an advanced network-centric open architecture that allows any combination of sensors and launchers to be organized into a single air and missile defense battle element. Through a capability called plug-and-fight, sensors, shooters or other battle managers act as nodes on the network. From the MEADS battle manager, a commander can add or subtract nodes as the situation dictates without shutting down the system. ..."

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

U.S. budget plan could impact major defense contractors

Ariz. defense sector braces for cutback

"...Missile-defense systems are produced at Raytheon's Tucson division. Just last month, the U.S. Navy awarded the Tucson division a nearly $40 million contract for production and delivery of the AIM-9X Bock II infrared-guided air-to-air missile...."

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