Raytheon Company and Chemring Group successfully fired a Javelin missile from the multirole CENTURION launcher during testing at the Defence Training Estate on 10th December.
"We're bringing an entirely new dimension to ship self-defense by providing a sea-based, inside-the-horizon platform protection," said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Naval and Area Mission Defense product line. "Chemring's CENTURION launcher, when coupled with Raytheon's combat-proven missiles, offers an evolutionary capability to defeat surface threats with this One System-Multiple Missions technology."
In February, Raytheon Missile Systems and Chemring announced plans to develop a naval anti-surface capability designed for ships ranging in size from small patrol boats to large combatants. This solution to counter fast inshore attack craft consists of a variety of Raytheon missiles with ranges matched to the intended target. The missiles will be fired from the Chemring CENTURION launcher, with initial target detection, tracking and identification provided by the ship's sensors.
"The progression towards the full integration of a suite of Raytheon missiles with the CENTURION launcher, which can also deploy anti-ship missile countermeasures and anti-torpedo decoys, is a key goal towards the fielding of a multi-warfare discipline protection system that will be eminently suitable for small ships through to major combatants," said Mark Papworth, chief executive of Chemring Group. "This important milestone keeps the program on track to deliver a low-cost, effective and versatile solution."
The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture received a $176 million contract for 842 Block I Javelin missile rounds and 120 command launch units (CLUs). The missiles will be provided through the U
Raytheon is finalizing plans to conduct a live missile firing of the multirole CENTURION launcher with Chemring group during the fourth quarter of 2013. "Our plan is to launch a missile to help prove our capability against a maneuvering surface threat such as a fast, swarming attack craft," said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Naval and Area Mission Defense product line
Raytheon and Lockheed Martin successfully tested the Javelin Weapon System as an anti-tank guided missile, which is part of Indian Army and U.S
Javelin missile makers, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, are in pursuit of a contract for a medium-range weapon for the French Army. The Javelin is reportedly head-to-head with MBDA for a contract to develop and build a new weapon under the planned missile moyenne portée (MMP), medium-range missile program
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress March 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar for 500 Javelin Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $122 million. The Government of Qatar has requested a possible sale of 500 Javelin Guided Missiles, 50 Command Launch Units (CLU), Battery Coolant Units, Enhanced Performance Basic Skills Trainer (EPBST), Missile Simulation Rounds (MSR), tripods, Javelin Weapon Effects Simulator (JAVWES), spare and repair parts, rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries, battery chargers and dischargers, support equipment, publications and technical data, personnel training and training equipment, U
The United States is likely to bend its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) rules by offering the Lockheed Martin- Raytheon manufactured Javelin Anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) in a tender for approximately 1000 units of the highly effective ATGM. India had floated a tender in which the Israeli Spiker missile is also a contender
Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems has won a $92.5 million contract to procure Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) systems, spare and repair parts for the United States Army
Raytheon Company has won a $52 million modification contract for Design Agent Engineering and Technical Support Services for Phalanx, SeaRAM, and Land-based Phalanx Weapon Systems. PHALANX Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses
Raytheon has been awarded a $70 million contract for various full Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to support in-country spares software sustainment, and other activities. This award supports foreign military sales for Morocco, Egypt and Iraq
Raytheon has won a $134 million contract for the design and development of Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminals Increment I. Global ASNT Increment I is a secure, survivable multi-path communication system used to disseminate nuclear command and control messages from national-level decision authorities to wing command posts and bomber, tanker and reconnaissance aircrews at geographically dispersed locations
Raytheon Company has won a $134 million contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) is part of the nuclear command and control system that allows the President of the United States to direct and manage U
Raytheon is being awarded $172 million contract modification under firm-fixed-price contract for AN/TPY-2 Radar with associated spares. The work is expected to be completed by March 2016
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