Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Japan Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin Complete Successful Missile Defense Test

Raytheon Achieves Two Satellite Communications Milestones and Missile Defense Agency, Japan Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin Complete Successful Missile Defense Test

City of Industry, CA - Defense industry news provided by Financial News USA (OTC: FNWU) Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) Company's Secure Mobile Anti-jam Reliable Tactical -- Terminal (SMART-T) Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), a mobile ground satellite communications terminal developed for the U.S. Army, is the world's first AEHF system to achieve in-orbit acquisition and data transfer with the U.S. Milstar satellite constellation. The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) recently identified Pegasus Airlines as the carrier which earlier this year placed an order for six Next-Generation 737 airplanes. The order was previously accounted for on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries Web site as being from an unidentified customer. Deliveries of these aircraft to Pegasus Airlines, an all-Boeing operator based in Istanbul, begin in 2008.

The Aegis-equipped cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70) successfully launched a Standard Missile (SM)-3 with a cooperatively engineered, experimental nosecone. The experimental nosecone is the result of joint cooperative research by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Japan Defense Agency (JDA) and U.S. and Japanese industry. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), as the U.S. Lockheed Martin is a world leader in systems integration and the development of air and missile defense systems and technologies. U.S. BioDefense, Inc. (OTCBB: UBDE) recently attended the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Thirteenth International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Stem Cell Track hosted in San Francisco. Director of Research, Dr. Cyndi Chen was in attendance for the Stem Cell Track entitled "Commercial Implication of Stem Cell Research" and networked with key figures to build awareness of the company's stem cell research initiative.

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Source: M2PressWIRE, Mar 10, 2006


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