Raytheon Delivering Linux To Navy UAV Ground Stations

Raytheon will help the U.S. Navy transition to using Linux software at ground control stations for unmanned air vehicles, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.

The company’s intelligence and information systems unit won a $27,883,883 contract to implement the tactical control system software, used for directing vertical take-off UAVs.

Work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract will occur at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Md. and the Pentagon expects the work to finish by February 2014.

Contract funds totaling $5,175,075 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year and the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River is the contracting activity.

The Waltham, Mass.-based company is also developing frequency jamming technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Filed in: News Tags: , , ,

You might like:

Boeing’s Geospatial Program Update Features Video Tagging Tool Boeing’s Geospatial Program Update Features Video Tagging Tool
Boeing Updates Data Analytics Software Tools; Sparky Olsen Comments Boeing Updates Data Analytics Software Tools; Sparky Olsen Comments
Qatari Bank to Use NCR’s ATM Hack Prevention Tools Qatari Bank to Use NCR’s ATM Hack Prevention Tools
Raytheon Taps Anaren for Navy Air, Missile Defense Radar Beamformer Tech Raytheon Taps Anaren for Navy Air, Missile Defense Radar Beamformer Tech

One Response to "Raytheon Delivering Linux To Navy UAV Ground Stations"

Leave a Reply

Submit Comment

© 2014 ExecutiveBiz. All rights reserved.

A Digest of ExecutiveBiz's Daily Coverage of GovCon

  • Executive Analysis
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Business

Sign up for the ExecutiveBiz Digest