"...Raytheon Company ( RTN ) was awarded a $230.4 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency for a sole-source cost-plus-incentive-fee contract action. The addition to the contract consists of 14 Standard Missile-3 Block IA Missiles and 5 Standard Missile-3 Block IB Missiles. The total value of this contract modification is $230.4 million increasing the total contract value from $1.7 billion to $1.9 billion. Work on the contract will be done in Tucson, Arizona. Raytheon expects to finish work on the contract by September 30, 2014...."Reference: nasdaq.com .
Friday, August 31, 2012
Saturday, August 25, 2012
"...Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who with "one small step" from the Apollo 11 lunar module on July 20, 1969, became the first person to walk on the moon, died Saturday at 82...."Reference: www.post-gazette.com .
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
"...there was plenty to smile about as they outlined some of their programs during the 15th annual Space & Missile Defense Conference in Huntsville. Lockheed Martin is the third-largest defense and aerospace employer in the Huntsville-North Alabama area, with a "little over a thousand fired-up employees who are providing capabilities and services and programs to our warfighters..."Reference: al.com .
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
"...President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi attended a ceremony at which officials unveiled the fourth-generation Fateh 110 short-range missile, with a range of about 300 km (180 miles), and other upgraded hardware...."Reference: www.reuters.com .
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
"...Wright Patterson AFB has confirmed in an official press release that Tuesday’s test of the Waverider X-51A unmanned hypersonic missile has failed...."Reference: www.gizmag.com .
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Monday, August 13, 2012
"...The Army has awarded a $353.2 million contract for the seventh production lot of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Unitary rockets to Lockheed Martin.
Lockheed Martin Vice President Dennis Cavin said for people who work in the defense industry, the coming wave of automatic defense cuts would be devastating. ..."
Reference: www.waff.com .
Friday, August 10, 2012
|Rear Admiral James D. Syring|
"...President Obama has nominated Navy Rear Admiral James D. Syring for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as director of the Missile Defense Agency, at Fort Belvoir. ..."
Reference: www.washingtonpost.com .
Friday, August 3, 2012
"...The Missile Defense Agency’s executive director, John James Jr., has warned his staff against “inappropriate” use of the agency’s servers — specifically, “accessing websites, or transmitting messages, containing pornographic or sexually explicit images.” As every visitor to such websites knows, they risk “the introduction of malware or malicious code.”..."Reference: www.wired.com .