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 Raytheon gets $266 million for Standard SM3-1A ABM

Raytheon Missile Systems will receive additional US$266 million to continue development of Standard Missile-3 Block IA Missiles for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System for the US Navy and Japan. The company will deliver 29 missiles by the end of 2009.

 
 Israeli Protector Proposed for US Navy & Coast Guard
RAFAEL is promoting the Protector Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) for U.S. Navy littoral warfare, & coast-guard, under cooperating with BAE Systems, and Lockheed Martin.

 EADS' Armored Transportation Containers for Denmark

EADS will supply two protected personal transport to the Danish Army. The TransProtec containers were specially developed for the safe transport of people in crisis areas.

 EA-18G Growler Takes Off for its First Flight

Boeing F/A-18 chief test pilot Ricardo Traven and chief weapons system operator Rick Junkin conducted the first flight of the U.S. Navy's newest airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft.

 Hornets to Improve Litening Pods Carriage Flexibility
The US Marine Corps are performing minor modifications in their F/A-18s to expand the carrying envelope of the Litening targeting pods.
 IDF To get more Armored LandRovers
The Israeli Army will soon get more David armored urban light  armored Land-Rover Defender. The vehicles will be armored and delivered by the US Based subsidiary of the Israeli company MDT under a US$10 million DOD contract.

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