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  1. US 2016 National Defence Authorisation Act Calls For More Weapons Against A Growing RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt operates in the Arabian Sea conducting maritime security operations in this U.S. Navy photo taken April 21, 2015. The Roosevelt and its escort ship the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy will join seven other U.S. warships in the waters near Yemen, which is torn by civil strife as Iranian-backed Houthi rebels battle forces loyal to the U.S.-backed president.


  2. Japanese to equip International Space Station with laser to fight space junkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The problem of space junk has been a vexing one for decades. Everything from dead satellites to small parts and even pain chips are currently orbiting the Earth at great speeds, proving to be a hazard to navigation.


  3. Iran ready to receive S-300 missiles from Russia: defense ministerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Iran is ready to receive the S-300 missile defense system from Russia and hopes this will happen this year, the country's Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said Friday. Speaking to Russia Today, Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan said the issue of the S-300 system is an old one between Russia and Iran as they had previously signed a contract with Moscow for the purchase of the system.


  4. Russia's sale of the S-300 to Iran will shift military balanceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    It's been widely reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to sell the Russian-made S-300 missile system to Iran. This sale has been planned for years, but it was put on hold in 2010 when the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1929.


  5. Germanya s Jenoptik, Raytheon partner to produce new generators for global PatriotRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    Raytheon is partnering with the Jenoptik subsidiary Lechmotoren, a part of the Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division, to produce advanced power generators for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. Under terms of this new contract, Jenoptik will build power plants, power generators, test equipment and spares for one of Patriot's global partners.


  6. Former politician elected to BAE Systems Inc.a s board of directorsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    A former politician has been elected to Arlington-based BAE Systems Inc.'s board of directors for a three-year term. Ellen Tauscher served as undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, and served as special envoy for strategic stability and missile defense at the U.S. State Department from 2009 to 2012.


  7. Raytheon: Strong Growth Potential In Light Of Q1 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Raytheon's international business segment is looking stronger than ever, with its international quarterly revenue exceeding one-quarter of the company's quarterly total revenue. While Raytheon's global defense contracting business is looking extremely bright, the company still has to deal with the volatility of international conflicts.


  8. Germany's Jenoptik and Raytheon partner to produce new generators for global PatriotRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Raytheon Company is partnering with the Jenoptik subsidiary Lechmotoren, a part of the Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division, to produce advanced power generators for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. Under terms of this new contract, Jenoptik will build power plants, power generators, test equipment and spares for one of Patriot's global partners.


  9. Iran to test missile system similar to Russia's S-300Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Trend

    Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehgan says the country's Barvar 373 long-range air defense system would be tested by March 2016. Dehgan said that Iran has built an indigenous system, similar to Russian S-300 and would be tested by the end of current fiscal year, which will end on March 20,2016.


  10. Russia says missile deal with Iran will not happen in near futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    Russia will not sell Iran advanced surface-to-air missiles in the near future, Russia's deputy foreign minister said. Russia earlier this month said it would lift its embargo on the sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran, antagonizing Israel and the United States.


  11. Raytheon raises 2015 profit forecast on contract settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A man died when police said his 2008 Nissan Armada went off Interstate 93 near Exit 16 and crashed on Thursday.


  12. Back to old tactics: US envoy tweets 'Russian BUKs in Ukraine' with pic of Moscow showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has claimed that Russia's military is continuing to expand its presence in eastern Ukraine. As for proof, Pyatt posted a two-year-old picture of an air defense system from an air show near Moscow.


  13. China's Nuclear Experts Predict a Rise in North Korea's Nuclear Weapons ProductionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Resource Investing News

    The Wall Street Journal reported that China's top nuclear experts have increased their estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons production, with numbers that suggest Pyongyang could make enough warheads to threaten the United States regional security as well as US allies. The latest Chinese estimates, relayed in a closed-door meeting with U.S. nuclear specialists, showed that North Korea may already have 20 warheads, as well as the capability of producing enough weapons-grade uranium to double its arsenal by next year, according to people briefed on the matter.


  14. API Technologies to Acquire Cobham Inmet and Cobham WeinschelRead the original story

    Thursday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Inmet and Weinschel have each been in business for more than 50 years, and each manufactures and sells RF and microwave products for defense, space, avionics, wireless, and test and measurement applications. Pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement, API will acquire 100% of the shares of the Acquired Companies for a total purchase price of , President and Chief Executive Officer of API Technologies, stated: "The acquisitions of Inmet and Weinschel strengthen API's product portfolio and scale in the RF, microwave, and microelectronics markets, and are immediately accretive to API's cash flow and earnings.


  15. Nuclear Iran: It's A Fact, JackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Caller

    Save yourself the grief and high blood pressure, tune out all the back-and-forth discussion of a no-nuke agreement with Iran. It's a sideshow, it's a utopian shell game.


  16. Raytheon (RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Raytheon First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode.


  17. Saudi Weapons-Buying Spree Lifts Raytheon's OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Investor's Business Daily

    Last week, the defense contractor didn't disclose the source of a $2 billion Patriot order, which will be booked in the second quarter as a direct commercial sale. The rivalry between the U.S. ally and Iran has been building, most recently over Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen, and conflicts elsewhere are spurring other orders.


  18. Aerojet Rocketdyne Selected to Start Negotiations for Contract to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobeNewswire

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, has been selected by the NASA Advanced Exploration Systems Division to start negotiations for a contract to design and demonstrate an advanced propulsion system that would enable human spaceflight to cislunar space and beyond to Mars. Under the first phase of the contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne would complete the development of a 100-kilowatt Hall Thruster System, including its patented 250kW multi-channel Nested Hall Thruster , a 100-kilowatt modular Power Processing Unit , and critical elements of the modular feed system.


  19. a Fiorina: - I'm Going to Officially Throw My Hat in The Ring'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    "In less than a couple weeks from now, I'm going to officially throw my hat in the ring," she said. Fiorina said she remembers what her mother said to her in Sunday school: "What you are is Gods gift to you, what you make of yourself is your gift to God."


  20. Russia Says S-300 Missiles Won't Be Delivered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The St. Petersburg Times

    Russian S-300 anti-missile rocket system move along a street during a rehearsal for a military parade in Moscow. Supplying Iran with Russian S-300 missile defense systems is not a matter of the nearest future, TASS news agency quoted a Foreign Ministry official as saying Thursday.