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BAE Systems Unveils Microwave Close-In Weapon for Naval Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — BAE Systems has developed a microwave close-in weapon system that it hopes to install on U.S. Navy vessels to supplement the Mk38 defense platform and counter threats such as aircraft, drones, missiles and other ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday the technology is comprised of planar …

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Raytheon Wins $161M for Anti-Ship Missile Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a not-to-exceed $161, 030, 943 U.S. Navy contract modification. The company will provide Phalanx close-in weapon system block 1B class “A” overhauls and land-based Phalanx weapon system class “A” overhauls. CIWS detects, tracks, engages and destroys anti-ship missiles that have penetrated all other defenses. Phalanx …

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