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Helicopter test a first for Raytheon's wireless TOW

Helicopter test a first for Raytheon's wireless TOW

Two missiles hit their marks in a Navy test.

March 30, 2015 6:42 pmLoading…
Tucson Raytheon unit gets $529M contract

Tucson Raytheon unit gets $529M contract

Funds three-year production run of the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile

March 24, 2015 2:50 pmLoading…
Major deployment set for Tucson's Davis-Monthan

Major deployment set for Tucson's Davis-Monthan

About 1,100 airmen, including part of A-10 squadron, will be deployed.

January 27, 2015 8:00 pm Photos

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Raytheon wins $491.5M for air-combat missiles

Raytheon wins $491.5M for air-combat missiles

Air Force contract includes sales to South Korea, Oman, Singapore and Thailand.

December 23, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
All-Star Brandon Perkins

All-Star Brandon Perkins

All-Star Brandon Perkins -Sahuaro's Michael Jackson (62) gets tangled with Desert View kick returner Brandon Perkins during a high school football game on Oct. 15, 2010.

August 04, 2014 3:20 pm

Raytheon posts lower 3Q earnings, raises forecast

WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Co. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell, but the defense contractor raised its forecast for full-year revenue and earnings.

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8. Brandon Perkins, ATH, 2011

8. Brandon Perkins, ATH, 2011

A two-time first team All-Region defensive back, Perkins was also a threat on offense as the Jaguars' top wide receiver as a senior in 2010. In two years Perkins caught 74 passes for 1,150 yards and 16 touchdowns, before switching his focus back to defense as a major contributor for Pima Col…

August 02, 2013 9:51 pm

Defense contractors fine (so far) with cuts

WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.

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Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Simulated firing of missiles was a sideshow just before the lunch break Thursday for those attending Raytheon Missile Systems' 60th anniversary of its Standard Missile series of ship-defense missiles.

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Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Guest speaker Vice Adm. James Syring, center, greets one of Raytheon's guests at its missile anniversary celebration. At left is Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. "The early systems were highly complex for the time," Lawrence noted.

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Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

The Pentagon has growing faith in Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 as a shield against evolving ballistic-missile threats, the nation's top missile-defense officer said Thursday at an event in Tucson.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

Raytheon's SM-3 Block IB interceptor was launched Wednesday from the USS Lake Erie during a test-firing by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy. The interceptor met its goal.

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Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

A new missile under development by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted and destroyed a short-range ballistic missile in a key flight test over the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii.

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Arizona football: Morrison, Denker, 'D' light it up in Phoenix

Arizona football: Morrison, Denker, 'D' light it up in Phoenix

PHOENIX - For a few hours Friday night, it felt like football season.

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Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

LOS ANGELES - Until the New Year rolled around, Sean Miller's defense was pretty much right on schedule.

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Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

UA's Grant Jerrett, left, and Jordin Mayes try to stop USC's Jio Fontan during Wednesday's game. The Trojans shot 61.1 percent in upsetting the No. 11-ranked Wildcats 89-78, dropping Arizona to 11-5 in Pac-12 play.

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Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Nick Johnson and Solomon Hill have been guarding each other in practice for about a month now.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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