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McAleese & Associates: Army Officials Discuss Acquisition, Modernization Priorities at Congressional Hearings

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on the U.S. Army’s procurement and modernization plans as discussed by military officials at recent congressional hearings. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, both 2019 Wash100 winners, appeared Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the service branch’s …

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Boeing, Raytheon, Other US Companies to Gain From US-Israel Missile Defense Funding Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) could receive approximately $100 million each in U.S. missile defense funds for Israel through their respective work on the Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 programs with Israel Aerospace Industries and Iron Dome and David’s Sling programs with Rafael, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Raytheon to Offer Modified Israel-Designed Missile Interceptor System for US Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) plans to modify a missile interceptor platform developed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to support a U.S. Army program that aims to address potential threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday that Raytheon will update the Iron Dome platform’s Tamir interceptors to align with U.S. standards and produce the …

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Report: US Contractors’ Cut of Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Spending to Increase From 3% to 55%

Israel has agreed to share more than half of funds it will receive from the Pentagon next year with U.S. contractors to build Iron Dome anti-rocket shields, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Tony Capaccio writes that the U.S. Missile Defense Agency told Congress in a report obtained by Bloomberg that funds going to …

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Report: Raytheon Helping Develop New Interceptor Missile for Israel

Raytheon engineers (NYSE: RTN) are helping Israel develop a new missile interceptor for its defense shield, known as David’s Sling, the Boston Globe reports. Bryan Bender reports the company’s role in helping develop the shield has been funded by the Israeli firm Rafael to the tune of about $130 million …

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Raytheon Teams with Israeli Defense Firm on Weapons, Missile Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has teamed with Israeli defense firm Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to market or improve several missile and weapon defense systems in the U.S. The systems include: Iron Dome, a rocket, artillery and mortar defense system David’s Sling, a close-range missile defense system Blue Sparrow, a mid-range missile defense target …

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