Fox Three: Raytheon scores hit with half-billion-dollar contract for advanced air-to-air missiles

Raytheon lands half-billion-dollar missile job

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 24 Dec. 2014. Missile designers at the Raytheon Co., got an early Christmas present this week with a nearly half-billion-dollar contract to provide the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and foreign militaries.

Officials of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., announced a $491.5 million contract Monday to the Raytheon Missile Systems segment in Tucson, Ariz., to provide AMRAAM Lot 28 production for the Air Force, Navy, and the governments of Korea, Oman, Singapore, and Thailand.

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ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

PHOENIX, 24 Dec. 2014. ON Semiconductor in Phoenix is partnering with ICs LLC in McCall, Idaho, to introduce application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) that are resilient to radiation effects.

Christmas 1914: a day of respite from the horrors of the trenches

Christmas 1914: a day of respite from the horrors of the trenches

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 23 Dec. 2014. One hundred years ago this week a group of German soldiers in Belgium fighting in the trenches of the Western Front started to get homesick. They were cold and tired. They had been fighting since August, and it was Christmas time.

Solid-state GaN RF amplifier for communications, EW, and radar introduced by Comtech PST

Solid-state GaN RF amplifier for communications, EW, and radar introduced by Comtech PST

MELVILLE, N.Y., 23 Dec. 2014. Comtech PST Corp. in Melville, N.Y., is introducing the model BME69189-50 high-power-density solid-state RF module for communications, electronic warfare (EW), and radar transmitter systems where space, cooling, and power are limited.

Lockheed Martin wins $308.3 million contract modification to upgrade radars on Taiwan F-16 jet fighters

Lockheed Martin wins $308.3 million contract modification to upgrade radars on Taiwan F-16 jet fighters

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 22 Dec. 2014. Aircraft radar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building 144 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for a planned upgrade to Taiwanese F-16 jet fighters.

Lynx offers security-critical software support for Curtiss-Wright VPX6-187 embedded computing

Lynx offers security-critical software support for Curtiss-Wright VPX6-187 embedded computing

SAN JOSE, Calif., 22 Dec. 2014. Lynx Software Technologies Inc. in San Jose, Calif., is offering a board support package (BSP) for the Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions VPX6-187 rugged single board computer.

Military asks for industry ideas on enhancing Common Data Link (CDL) for imagery and video

Military asks for industry ideas on enhancing Common Data Link (CDL) for imagery and video

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 19 Dec. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to improve standard military communications protocols for exchanging video and imagery to meet future demands for distributed military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR).

Direct-drive linear motors for robotics, automated assembly, and flow control introduced by MotiCont

Direct-drive linear motors for robotics, automated assembly, and flow control introduced by MotiCont

VAN NUYS, Calif., 19 Dec. 2014. MotiCont in Van Nuys, Calif., is introducing direct-drive linear motors (DDLMs) for motion control in robotics, automated assembly, wafer handling, valve and flow control, in the processing, manufacturing, medical, inspection, metrology and other industries.

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