The Air Force fires an AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) at a target drone over the Gulf of Mexico. The newest version of the AMRAAM is being delayed because of a lack of motors.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has put almost 900 air-to-air missiles for U.S. and allied air forces in storage because they're missing a major component - motors.
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.
An F-22A Raptor fires an AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile at an aerial target drone. Problems with the rocket motors have plagued the air-to-air missile, which is made by Raytheon in Tucson and is considered the main air-superiority weapon for the Air Force, Navy and 35 allie…
It is arguably one of the most important weapons in the arsenals of the U.S. and its allies, and it's made right here in Tucson
Sen. John McCain talks with Raytheon workers. The projected quotes behind him warn of "irreversible damage" to the military if sequestration cuts are made. Another says cuts would be "catastrophic."
Raytheon and defense experts say the company may be in a better position to absorb cuts to the U.S. defense budget than other contractors.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has won two contracts totaling nearly $130 million for a new missile interceptor and a ship-defense missile system, the Pentagon announced.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Co. said Thursday that its second-quarter net income rose 7.5 percent, beating Wall Street predictions, despite lower sales in some military programs.
Despite looming defense budget cuts, Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems keeps winning funding for its missile-defense programs.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems a five-year, $925 million contract to continue development of a new ship-based missile interceptor with Japan.
The Small Diameter Bomb II is fitted onto an F-15E at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The bomb tracked and hit its target.
The Small Diameter Bomb II is 7 1/2 inches in diameter and 6 feet long. The initial cost is expected to top $200,000 each.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has reached a major milestone in development of its Small Diameter Bomb II, successfully engaging and hitting a moving target vehicle during the guided bomb's first flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems said today it has reached a major milestone in its development of the Small Diameter Bomb II, successfully engaging and hitting a moving target during a recent flight test at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
Foreign sales of weapons including the AIM-9X Sidewinder, a short-range air-defense missile, help give Raytheon a cushion against Pentagon cuts.
Standard Missile-3 launch
Looming defense budget cuts - including the possibly of deep, automatic cuts come January - have raised the prospect of massive layoffs by defense contractors, including Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems.