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Raytheon, Safran Partner to Develop Combat Vehicle Sighting Tech; Kim Ernzen Comments

Raytheon and France-based military electronics maker Safran have partnered to develop sighting systems intended for combat vehicles. Both companies signed a memorandum of understanding to integrate their electro-optical and inertial measurement unit technologies to produce a forward-looking infrared sighting device, Raytheon said Wednesday. Kim Ernzen, vice president of Raytheon’s land warfare systems business, the …

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Raytheon Aims to Help Address Army Readiness Objectives With Tech; Kim Ernzen Comments

Raytheon has updated and tested multiple technology platforms in a bid to help the U.S. Army prepare soldiers for battlefield operations. The company said Friday it aims to help the service branch increase warfighter readiness through the development of sensor, cyber, weapons and training platforms. Kim Ernzen, vice president of Raytheon’s land …

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Army Tests Proximity Fuze-Equipped Raytheon Stinger Missiles; Kim Ernzen Comments

The U.S. Army used a pair of Raytheon-developed anti-air missiles equipped with proximity fuzes to engage small unmanned airborne systems at a recent testing event. Raytheon said Thursday that the proximity fuzes added to the Stinger missiles helped eliminate targets which included an MQM-170C and another small UAS platform. Kim Ernzen, vice president of Raytheon’s …

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Raytheon Puts Ground-Launched Air-to-Air Missile Through Wind Tunnel Tests

Raytheon has completed over 1.7K wind tunnel tests of the extended-range variant of the ground-launched AMRAAM air-to-air missile built to intercept targets at longer ranges and higher altitudes. The company said Monday the completion of the tests marks a step in the qualification of the AMRAAM-ER missile for incorporation into the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System.
 

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Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Tech Under Army Contract

The team of Raytheon and Saab has secured a contract from the U.S. Army to demonstrate a new guided munition technology for the man-portable, shoulder-launched Carl-Gustaf weapon system. Both companies plan to conduct firing tests of the guided munition in 2020 as part of efforts to address U.S. Special Operations Command’s requirement for an updated multirole weapon, Raytheon …

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