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  • 12 May 2008

    Raytheon’s SLAMRAAM Passes First Phase of Testing

    Raytheon says its Surface-Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (SLAMRAAM) has successfully completed its first acquisition and tracking mission in the first phase of system field testing. SLAMRAAM is capable...

  • 12 May 2008

    Raytheon to Work on US JTRS AMF Programme

    Raytheon says it will co-lead the design, development and manufacture of the joint airborne radio for the US Department of Defense's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Airborne, Maritime and Fixed...

  • 12 May 2008

    General Dynamics Announces CEO Change

    General Dynamics has announced CEO Nicholas Chabraja will stand down as CEO next year, inline with his employment contract. Chabraja will remain as chairman until May 2010. He has been...

  • 9 May 2008

    Kongsberg Wins French Army Contract

    Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a framework agreement worth up to US$100m with Renault Trucks Defense of France for the delivery of Protector Remote Weapon Stations (RWS). The upgrade...

  • 8 May 2008

    UK MoD Protects Laptop Data

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to install encryption software which requires user authentication in response to a spate of high-profile data breaches. According to ComputerworldUK, the MoD...

  • 8 May 2008

    Raytheon To Develop Semiactive Laser Rocket With UAE Firm

    Raytheon Company and UAE firm Emirates Advanced Investments have announced they will jointly develop a semiactive laser guided 70mm rocket designed to provide increased precision and lethality compared with conventional...

  • 7 May 2008

    BAE Urges Review of SFO Investigation

    BAE Systems has urged the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to review its abandoned investigation into allegations of corruption. BAE Chairman Dick Oliver told the BBC he wants the SFO to...

  • 7 May 2008

    Watchkeeper UAV Completes First Flight

    Thales UK says its Watchkeeper Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV), developed for the UK Ministry of Defence, has completed its first flight. Watchkeeper will provide the UK armed forces with an...

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