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New Product Launch, New Board Member, Major Contracts, Successful Testing, and Grants - Research Reports on Abbott, Illumina, General Dynamics, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman

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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD), Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Abbott Laboratories Research Reports
On July 24, 2014, Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) launched new Similac® Breastfeeding Supplement, which is specially designed to enhance the levels of DHA, lutein and vitamin E in breast milk. Abbott studied the diets of more than 80 lactating women to assess their nutritional intake compared to dietary recommendations. The study revealed that few lactating women consistently consume enough key nutrients, like DHA, lutein and vitamin E, through their diet. ″Moms are first encouraged to focus on food to obtain ideal nutrition," said Christina Sherry, Abbott Research Scientist who led the study. Christina added, "But as demonstrated by our study, the reality is that many women find it difficult to eat a well-balanced diet while adjusting to caring for a newborn. And even though many women may continue to take a prenatal vitamin during this time, many prenatal vitamins do not have, or have enough, DHA, lutein and vitamin E.″ The full research reports on Abbott are available to download free of charge at:

Illumina Inc. Research Reports
On July 31, 2014, Illumina Inc. (Illumina) announced that Jeff Huber, who currently works as Senior Vice President at Google Inc. (Google), has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Huber joined Google in 2003 and led development for Google Maps, Google Apps and Google Ads. Commenting on the appointment, Illumina's CEO, Jay Flatley said, "We are pleased to welcome Jeff to the Illumina Board and to leverage his expertise as we work to make genomic data accessible to the widest possible community of researchers and clinicians." The full research reports on Illumina are available to download free of charge at:

General Dynamics Corp. Research Reports
On July 29, 2014, General Dynamics Corp. (General Dynamics) announced that its business unit, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GD Advanced) was awarded a $25.4 million full-production contract from Lockheed Martin to support the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) III Network Communications Element (NCE) for space vehicles seven and eight (SV 07-08). According to the Company, General Dynamics is now under contract with Lockheed Martin for GPS III SV 01-08. General Dynamics' NCE components provide the communications functions for the GPS III satellites, including the ground-to-space command and control channel, the space-to-space inter-satellite channel and the command and telemetry communications channels within each satellite. "For more than 50 years, we have been a premier provider of spacecraft communications and navigation equipment for the nation's military and government agencies," said Carlo Zaffanella, Vice President and General Manager of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance at GD Advanced. The full research reports on General Dynamics are available to download free of charge at:

Raytheon Co. Research Reports
On July 31, 2014, Raytheon Co. (Raytheon) and MD Helicopters, Inc., jointly announced the successful firing of four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. "This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD's AAS platform," said Darryl Kreitman, Raytheon TALON Program Director. Kreitman added, "In just a few months, Raytheon worked closely with MD to integrate TALON onto the MD 530G, subjecting the helicopter and rocket to number of realistic mission profiles." The full research reports on Raytheon are available to download free of charge at:

Northrop Grumman Corporation Research Reports
On August 4, 2014, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) announced that it awarded $50,000 in grants to 167 K-12 schools nationwide to promote education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The Company informed that the 167 schools are located in 11 different states and in the communities near 17 separate Northrop Grumman campuses. According to the Company, the Engineers Week STEM Grants seek to provide teachers with funding for projects that increase student awareness of the excitement and opportunity to be found in STEM fields. "Northrop Grumman strongly believes in promoting STEM education as a means to better ensure the nation's long-term economic success," said Melissa Sandlin, Manager of Corporate Citizenship for Northrop Grumman's eastern region. The full research reports on Northrop Grumman are available to download free of charge at:

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