The U.S. Navy has begun deploying a new ship-defense missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the company announced Monday.
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.
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 late Wednesday.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems will add a combat-sensors division and responsibility for Raytheon's United Kingdom business, under a consolidation plan announced Monday by parent Raytheon Co.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems will add a combat-sensors division and responsibility for Raytheon’s United Kingdom business, under a consolidation plan announced today by its parent company.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems on Monday opened a new missile plant in Huntsville, Ala., that initially employs 35 workers.
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