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Raytheon has received a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to develop hardware and software that will incorporate gallium nitride technology into a ballistic missile defense radar system. Raytheon said Thursday GaN technology will help boost the range, search and friend-or-foe determining capacity of the Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance system, or AN/TPY-2. AN/TPY-2 is designed with a […] More
The U.S. Army has deployed a Raytheon-built blimp system over Maryland's airspace as part of operational tests for the aerostat. The JLENS balloon carried thousands of feet above rural Maryland radar systems that are designed to detect cruise-missiles and drones, Raytheon said Saturday. “JLENS can detect potential threats at extremely long ranges, giving North American […] More
Raytheon has delivered the tenth installment of its AN/TPY-2 radar for the Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense System program. The company said Tuesday the current project was completed half a year ahead of its scheduled delivery, with two additional radars under current production. The mobile X-band defense radar works to identify and track ballistic […] More
Raytheon has started work on additional components for the Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense System radars. MDA awarded the $53,252,500 contract modification in early September, the company said Thursday. Under the contract, Raytheon will build two trailer-sized subcomponents that will be swapped with the AN/TPY-2 electronic and cooling equipment units currently in use and […] More
The U.S. Army has certified soldiers to operate the Raytheon-built JLENS radar blimp in their mission to defend the Washington metropolitan region against missile and unmanned aerial vehicle threats. Raytheon also trained the Army’s A Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery on how to use JLENS’ hydraulic winch system and maintain the radar, the company said Thursday. “With this certification, the […] More
Raytheon has completed a blimp-borne radar system for the U.S. Army to use as a line of defense against incoming threats. The JLENS airborne radar system floats at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet and is built to defend assets and infrastructures against manned- and unmanned- aircraft and missiles,the company said Tuesday. The Army has acquired two of its […] More
Raytheon has begun upgrades on the radar component of its ballistic missile defense system for delivery to a country in the Middle East. The updates to the AN/TPY-2 mobile X-band radar's signal and data processing features are intended to speed up identification and classification of threats, Raytheon said Wednesday. Dave Gulla, vice president of global […] More
The U.S. Air Force and Army have tested a Raytheon-made air-to-air missile and airborne radar system with the goal of intercepting an anti-ship cruise missile target. Raytheon’s blimp-like Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System relayed targeting information via a Link 16 network to an F-15E fighter jet during the test, the […] More
Raytheon has received a contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to develop a transition-to-production process that will incorporate Gallium Nitride components onto existing and future AN/TPY-2 radars. The company said Friday the initial effort will also support efforts to modernize ballistic missile defense radars through the transition from Gallium Arsenide to GaN technology which will work to boost […] More
The U.S. government has approved potential foreign military sale contracts with several allied nations for Raytheon‘s AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar in forward-based mode. The company said Monday the forward-based configuration puts AN/TPY-2 close to enemy bases to detect ballistic missiles soon after launch and transmit information on the target using a command-and-control battle management network. Dave Gulla, vice president […] More
Raytheon will demonstrate some of its interactive technology systems for mission scenarios at the 50th International Paris Air Show Monday through Sunday. The company will feature a wearable and computerized vest intended to help pilots communicate with other soldiers when separated from aircraft, Raytheon said Tuesday. Other technologies slated for demonstration include a F-16 flight […] More
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