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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.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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 interceptor hits mark using satellite data

A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems destroyed a ballistic missile in a test primarily using targeting data from space satellites, the company said today.

February 13, 2013 3:01 pmLoading…
Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

The warhead of a Standard Missile Block IB missile interceptor fires its thrusters in a test-firing of a flight control system at Aerojet.

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Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $230 million contract to produce 19 Standard Missile-3 interceptors for the nation's emerging missile-defense shield - including five copies of an advanced version whose future looked uncertain a year ago.

September 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

A Standard Missile-3 Block IB, under development by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, was launched from the U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Lake Erie in a successful intercept test off Hawaii on June 27, 2011.

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Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

Raytheon scores contract for 19 more missile killers

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September 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon missile interceptor hits mark again in test

An advanced missile interceptor made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems hit its mark early today in a successful test over the Pacific Ocean.

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