Raytheon hits next-generation GPS milestone

Geoff ZiezulewiczAURORA, Colo., June 28 (UPI) — Raytheon has achieved another test milestone in its development of the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation GPS OCX system, the company announced Monday.

Hesco achieves body armor certification

Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) — Hesco Armor has achieved two new certification standards for design and manufacture of hard ballistic resistant body armor, the company announced Monday.

MUOS-5 satellite on launch countdown

Richard TomkinsCAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., June 23 (UPI) — The fifth Mobile User Objective System, or MUOS-5, communications satellite for the U.S. Navy is on countdown for launch Friday morning.