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Raytheon to Upgrade GPS IIIF Satellite Ground Control System; Sandy Brown Quoted

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A Raytheon Technologies business will update the baseline Block 1 of the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System under a contract with the U.S. Space Force to facilitate the operation of GPS III Follow-On satellites. “The ground control upgrade will provide enhanced signal reliability, accuracy, integrity, advanced jam-resistant signals and effects-based operations,” said Sandy Brown, vice president of strategic systems at Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

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Raytheon Secures $213M Contract to Produce More ‘StormBreaker’ Munitions for US, Foreign Military Clients

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A Raytheon Technologies business unit will manufacture additional GBU-53/B StormBreaker glide bombs for the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy under a $212.7 million lot 7 production contract. The contract to Raytheon's missile and defense group will also include classified foreign military sales of the precision-guided weapon technology, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space President Roy Azevedo Receives 2021 Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Roy Azevedo Receives 2021 Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award, presented the second consecutive Wash100 Award to Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) for Raytheon Technologies, during a 4x24 membership dinner hosted by Executive Mosaic. Visit Wash100.com to cast your ten votes to ensure they are included in time for your favorite executives before the clock strikes midnight. 

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Raytheon Delivers Prototype AESA Radar to Marine Corps for F-18 Flight Testing

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The U.S. Marines Corps has received a Raytheon Technologies-made prototype radar that the service branch plans to use for early flight testing with its F-18 Hornet aircraft. The company said Thursday it delivered a prototype of the APG-79(V)4 radar, a scaled variant of the APG-79 active electronically scanned array designed for detecting and tracking enemy aircraft more accurately than the older APG-73 technology.

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Raytheon to Develop Earth Prediction Innovation Center Under NOAA Contract

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a $45 million contract to Raytheon Technologies’ intelligence and space business to design and establish the Earth Prediction Innovation Center that will facilitate collaboration among government, academia and industry stakeholders to come up with an Earth modeling system to improve weather forecasting.

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Raytheon Develops Next Generation Decoy for Aircraft Missile Defense

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A Raytheon Technologies business is developing a next generation decoy technology to provide F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft with added protection against enemy missiles. Raytheon Intelligence and Space has designed the Dual-Band Decoy to attract hostile missiles by sending out signals that cover a wider range of bands in the electromagnetic spectrum, the company said Wednesday.

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Roy Azevedo on Raytheon’s DC Operations, Space Market Opportunities Post-Blue Canyon Acquisition

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Roy Azevedo, president of the intelligence and space unit at Raytheon Technologies and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said the company employs professionals across Washington, D.C. who support operations and programs via telework or on-site work. "We continue to be focused in the D.C. market, not just for employees that we are able to offer teleworking flexibility, but also we're still hiring on every element of engineering," Azevedo told the Washington Business Journal in an interview.

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Raytheon Books Air Force Contract for High-Energy Laser Weapon Delivery

High-energy laser system

A Raytheon Technologies business has received a $15.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center to provide a modified version of the company's high-energy laser weapon system. Raytheon Intelligence and Space said Wednesday it secured the award through the System of Systems Consortium and will supply HELWS to AFLCMC, which will then evaluate the weapon's potential to help air bases target threats such as unmanned aerial vehicles.

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