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Friday, November 30, 2012

MEADS test successful

Successful missile defense test

"...The Medium Extended Air Defense System - or MEADS - detected, tracked, intercepted and destroyed a target in its first-ever intercept flight test...."

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

At Huntsville's new missile plant, America's missiles come to life

At new missile plant, America's missiles come to life

"...Raytheon, one of the world's largest military contractors, opened a brand-new missile production and test facility in Huntsville, Ala. Close by the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal, the facility will be used to..."

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Iron Dome missile defense system saving lives during current attacks

Iron Dome shield restricts Israeli casualties

"...For all the bloodshed and terror wrought by rockets raining down on Israel from Gaza yesterday, the damage would have been far worse without Iron Dome, a missile defence system built with American help and especially designed to defend the Jewish state. ..."

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Monday, November 12, 2012

University of Alabama graduate appointed CEO of Lockheed Martin

University of Alabama grad appointed CEO of Lockheed Martin

Marillyn A. Hewson
"...The new CEO of global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. is a University of Alabama graduate two times over...."
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) approves possible Qatar and the United Arab Emirates missile defense system sales

U.S. clears sale of Lockheed missile defense system to UAE, Qatar

"...Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have requested the sale of up to $7.6 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp missile-defense systems to counter perceived threats and lower their dependence on U.S. forces, the Pentagon announced on Monday...."

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Tucson-based Raytheon Missile SM-3 missile fails to intercept

Tucson tech: Raytheon-built interceptor is under review after 'miss'

"...the only "miss" during the Oct. 25 test - a whiff by an interceptor made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems - was an unwelcome setback to a major program that Raytheon only recently got back on track...."

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Iron Dome missile defense system undergoes upgrade

Iron Dome battery upgraded

"...Fifth rocket defense system's battery features better interception range, response time..."

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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Employment: Senior System Safety Engineer

Senior System Safety Engineer for Missile Defense

"...Reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems. Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards. Develops safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements. Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of system safety program. Participates in accident investigations involving damage to products or..."

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Huntsville: Final proposal revision for Lockheed Medium-range Ballistic Missile Targets contract

Lockheed Martin Submits Final Proposal For Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Targets

"...Lockheed Martin performs Targets and Countermeasures program management and engineering in Huntsville and production in Courtland, Ala. The Lockheed Martin-led..."

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