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.
1 Fraud was reported at 12:17 p.m. July 19 in the 4000 block of
East Alvernon Circle. A resident told deputies the following: Two
personal checks she sent to her son in Los Angeles were stolen,
altered and cashed for larger amounts. The first check, made out
for $23.98, had been cashed July …
WASHINGTON — Two of the nation's biggest military contractors
reported divergent second-quarter earnings Thursday, results that
come as the defense industry begins to sort out the impact of
shifting priorities in Pentagon weapons-buying strategies.
A U.S. Navy missile that cruises hundreds of miles over land to
blow up buildings is being redesigned in Tucson to chase down
MISSILE'S NEW ROLE: Raytheon adapts Tomahawk to meet evolving
1 Fraud was reported at 5:32 p.m. April 17 at a business in an
office complex at 2200 E. River Road. The business owner told
deputies the following: She discovered someone forged five checks
totalling $2,500 using her business bank account. She has not seen
her computer consultant for two we…
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says it plans to adapt its
Tomahawk cruise missile to a naval combat role by adding the
ability to hit moving surface targets.