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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX - For a few hours Friday night, it felt like football season.
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.
LOS ANGELES - Until the New Year rolled around, Sean Miller's defense was pretty much right on schedule.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Because all that new Pac-12 media money opened up the world of charter flying for Arizona, the Wildcats have already solved what has often been the toughest part of the Washington road swing.
Arizona forward Solomon Hill knocks the ball from Oral Roberts' Warren Niles, one of Hill's career-high six steals on the night.
Nick Johnson and Solomon Hill have been guarding each other in practice for about a month now.
For a team that averages 15 turnovers a game, the Arizona Wildcats may want to peer carefully at Florida's defensive stats.
Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill forces the ball out of the hands of Southern Miss guard Rashard McGill in the second half.
The phrasing changes depending on who's describing what the Arizona Wildcats did to Southern Miss on Tuesday night.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $65 million Army contract to continue development of the nation's next-generation air-to-ground missile.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $65 million contract to continue development of the nation’s next-generation air-to-ground missile.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems on Monday opened a new missile plant in Huntsville, Ala., that initially employs 35 workers.
Workers at CAID Industries Inc., 2275 E. Ganley Road, build a vessel to use in mining. CAID, which makes medical equipment and works with metals, is interested in exporting to Mexico. "If Sonora needs technical services, we can fill a large void," said Juan Cardenas, CAID's vice president.