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  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $349 million contract to complete the first phase of work on the Maritime Strike Tomahawk program. The project is being undertaken to allow the US Navy to field an anti-ship variant of the Block IV Tactical Tomahawk. The project started in 2016 with the navy […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently contracted the manufacturer of Tomahawk missiles to begin integrating a new multi-mode seeker into the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile which will allow the weapon to engage moving maritime targets. Under a contract worth $119 million, Raytheon is expected to deliver this new capability for the Tomahawks by 2022. The new seeker development […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy recently introduced an upgraded tactical Tomahawk weapons control system (TTWCS) to the fleet, after its predecessor spent more than a decade in service. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office (PMA-280) has maintained the system since 2004 with incremental updates, but a more significant hardware and software modernization was required. “It is critical that the Tomahawk weapons […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy have successfully tested communications advancements to the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile.   During a Feb. 19 flight test, a Raytheon-built Tomahawk Block IV missile, launched from the USS Sterett, flew a preprogrammed route while receiving updates from a simulated maritime operations center and from advanced off-board sensors updating […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy together with Raytheon as the developer completed two flight tests of the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile to demonstrate how missions can now be planned in real time to strike time-sensitive targets. Two Tomahawk missiles containing inert warheads were launched from the vertical launch system of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) at the Naval […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company completed a successful field test of an advanced Electronic Support Measure (ESM) seeker installed in a Block IV Tomahawk missile as part of the company’s new product improvement program. The ESM seeker incorporates a state-of-the-art processor and antenna to locate and track moving and fixed emitting targets. The seeker’s capability was validated in […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has test fired two Tomahawk cruise missiles from the newly designed submarine payload tubes on the Virginia-class USS North Dakota (SSN-784) for the first time ever. The tests took place in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida and proved the submarine’s ability to load, carry and vertically launch Tomahawk missiles from the new Block […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    A test conducted by the US Navy and Raytheon on Oct. 5 demonstrated that the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile can take a reconnaissance photo and follow orders to re-target in mid-flight. During the test, a missile launched from the guided missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) used its onboard camera to capture battle damage indication imagery and […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance.   In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub’s vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $254.6 million contract to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for fiscal year 2013. The contract calls for Raytheon to build and deliver Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles, conduct flight tests and provide life-cycle support. Production and delivery of the missiles is scheduled to begin in 2013. […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company conducted two successful flight tests on Jan. 27 and 29. The first flight test demonstrated a Tomahawk cruise missile which was synthetically guided to hit a Mobile Ship Target (MST). The second flight test demonstrated a reduced mission planning time in a realistic “call for fire” scenario. Mike Jarrett, Raytheon […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    Ducommun Incorporated has received contracts valued, in aggregate, at approximately $7.3 million from Raytheon to continue producing a variety of interconnect and electronic assemblies for the U.S. Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missile through 2016. The Tomahawk can be launched from a ship or submarine and can fly into heavily defended airspace more than 1,000 miles away […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment.   The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon’s advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile to navigate to and track moving […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    Within the framework of Block IV full-rate FY12 production contract, Raytheon Company delivered the 3000th Tomahawk Block IV missile to the US Navy. The Tomahawk Block IV missile is a surface- and submarine-launched precision strike stand-off weapon designed for long-range precision strike missions. The missile is currently in use by the US Navy’s surface combatants […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy is preparing an early armament concept for its new submarines that will join the Virginia-class, according to examiner.com. The Navy wants to increase the number of tomahawk missiles, which will equip the new submarines. Currently, the Virginia class submarines have a maximum of 12 tomahawk missiles and this should be increased up […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $303.7 million contract for the the delivery of 214 Tomahawk block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles and spares. Apart from the U.S. Navy, spares will be delivered to the UK government and the Royal Navy under the foreign military sales program. Raytheon is expected to […]

  • 25 March 2011

      LaBarge, Inc. , a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), has been awarded contracts valued at $4.5 million from Raytheon Missile Systems to continue to provide complex cable harnesses for the Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile. The U.S. Navy deploys Tactical Tomahawk missiles from surface ships and submarines. The Tomahawk is the Navy’s precision strike, […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The first of the Royal Navy’s new attack submarines, HMS Astute, has blasted Tomahawk missiles far across the North American skies as part of her first test firing mission. The 5.5-metre-long cruise missile weighs 1,300kg and has a range of more than 1,000 miles (1,600km). In the firing tests this month the Tomahawk weapons rocketed […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded with a $337,840,145 contract for procurement of 361 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round Missiles for the US Navy. This effort provides for the procurement of 238 VLS missiles and 123 CLS missiles. Today’s Tomahawk Block IV can circle for hours, shift course instantly on command and beam a picture of its […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Missile Systems is being awarded a $122,4 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the Navy. The majority of work will be undertaken in Tucson, Arizona and Camden, Arkansas, and is expected to be completed in August 2017. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 weapons […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Tactical Tomahawk missile underwent a successful production acceptance test on March 19 in Indian Head, Maryland. The test conductors used functional ground test (FGT) capability at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division’s (NSWC IHEODTD) Large Rocket Motor Test Facility. The Tomahawk land attack missile – managed by Naval Air […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) entered Changwon, South Korea for a port visit during its deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The submarine arrived at the U.S. Fleet Activities Chinhae, the only U.S. Navy Base in Mainland Asia, on December 8. “Our highly-trained crew is proficient in all core mission capabilities, from anti-submarine […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Equipment & technology

    USS Emory S. Land and USS Frank Cable Sailors loaded eleven live Capsule Launch System (CLS) Tomahawks for the first time aboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City’s (SSN 723) Vertical Launch System (VLS) Dec. 12-14. Oklahoma City was assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 (CSS 15) in March 2011, and is the […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Tomahawk Block IV Torpedo Launched Land-Attack missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $140 million on July 1, 2014.   The United Kingdom (UK) has […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Florida (SSGN 728) was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation Feb. 15 at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. Presented by Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, commander, Submarine Group 10, the award was given for the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine crew’s partnership with U.S., joint and coalition forces supporting all necessary measures to protect Libyan civilians under threat […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to conduct strikes against ISIL targets as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).   George H.W. Bush and Philippine Sea are part of Carrier Strike Group 2, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy (147 vertical launch systems and 64 capsule launch systems) and the United Kingdom (20 torpedo tube launch systems).   The majority of work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona. Work is […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Stepping up attacks far from the frontline fighting, a U.S. Navy ship fired 22 Tomahawk cruise missiles at weapon storage sites around Tripo… (aolnews) [mappress] Source: aolnews, March 30, 2011;

  • 28 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy (147 vertical launch systems and 64 capsule launch systems) and the United Kingdom (20 torpedo tube launch systems).   Lockheed Martin Bags US […]