Service chiefs would get more authority but be held accountable for overruns, under Senate proposal.
McCain's Armed Services Committee bans A-10 retirement, cuts to electronic jamming planes.
Test missiles hit moving target, ground-support objective.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems to benefit from production of Tomahawk, other weapons.
Raytheon gets $26M contract for Tomahawk launchers; Arizona gas prices fall again.
Deal on defense bill also would keep the Navy buying Tomahawk cruise missiles.
Contract comes even as Navy looks to curtail future orders.
The budget bill that would save the A-10 'Warthog.'
A key Senate subcommittee has approved a 2015 defense budget that would save the A-10 'Warthog' - a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - from the budget ax.
A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is working to head off a proposed U.S. Navy budget proposal that would halt purchases of the Tomahawk cruise missile — the nation’s primary long-range strike missile — after 2015.
Tucson’s technology sector had its share of highs and lows in 2013. Here’s a look at some of the top local tech stories of 2013, in no particular order, and what to look for in the coming year.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is trying to persuade a judge to throw out a lawsuit over a new warhead design for the Tomahawk cruise missile.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems celebrated the latest major milestone for its long-lived Tomahawk cruise missile program on Tuesday with cake and speeches.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has tested a new target seeker for its latest Tomahawk cruise missile to give the weapon the ability to hit moving targets.
Military experts say several precision-guided weapons made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems are among those likely to be used in the expected U.S. and allied attack on the Syrian regime. Here’s a quick look at the weapons:
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has fired back at a lawsuit filed by a former development partner who alleges Raytheon stole its trade secrets involving a warhead for the Tomahawk cruise missile.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry launched a Tomahawk cruise missile to support Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn in Libya.
A former development partner is suing Raytheon Missile Systems in federal court in Tucson, alleging the missilemaker stole trade secrets involving a proposed new, bunker-busting warhead for the Tomahawk cruise missile.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems a $338 million contract to produce more than 350 Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles.