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Raytheon BBN to Develop Drone Swarm Controller Under DARPA-Funded Program

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary will support the Defense Advanced Research Agency‘s Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program through the development of a system for managing small autonomous air and ground vehicles. The controller technology will feature a visual graphical user designed to produce drone tactics, a game-based tactics simulator and a physical swarm …

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Raytheon to Update Navy Missile Defense Radar, Jammer Systems

Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business has won a potential $19.9 million contract to update the service branch’s Air and Missile Defense Radar and the Next Generation Jammer systems. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract also covers the development of an X-band radar technology, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy will obligate $1.1 million in fiscal …

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Army Demos Raytheon’s Updated Air & Missile Defense System to US Allies

Delegates from eight foreign countries observed a recent U.S. Army-led demonstration of Raytheon‘s updated air and missile defense system. A team of Army soldiers engaged two tactical ballistic missile targets using Global Patriot interceptors with the Post Deployment Build 8 configuration during a live-fire test,  Raytheon said Monday. Global Patriot uses radar and command-and-control …

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Raytheon, Department 13 Form Drone Defense Tech Partnership; Bob Busey Comments

Raytheon and Department 13 International have signed a teaming agreement to jointly develop and market technology platforms for defense customers to counter drone threats. Both companies plan to initially explore business opportunities for D13’s MESMER counter-drone system designed to automatically stop, redirect or take control of drones that pose risks …

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Northrop, Raytheon BBN Secure DARPA Contracts to Develop ‘Swarm’ Unmanned Systems

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded contracts to separate teams led by Northrop Grumman and Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary to develop unmanned aerial and ground vehicle technologies. DARPA said Thursday the two industry teams will perform work under the first phase of the OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program that aims to deploy swarms of …

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DARPA Taps Raytheon BBN to Help Develop Causal Exploration Tech for Military Planners

A Raytheon subsidiary has been selected to develop tools for military planners to examine and address causal factors that trigger conflict situations as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-led program. Raytheon BBN Technologies aims to use artificial intelligence and machine learning methods to produce a modeling platform for DARPA’s Causal Exploration …

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Raytheon-Led Team to Build Superconducting Computing Tech for IARPA Program

An industry team led by Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies business has begun to develop a superconducting computing prototype for cryogenic memory arrays and scalable control architecture under a contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. Raytheon said Tuesday the team integrated a superconducting switch with a cryogenic memory element during a …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Mona Bates, CIO & VP of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Information Technology is evolving at a rapid rate–and so are the cyber threats, defying traditional cybersecurity measures across multiple domains. A 20-year IT veteran with a vision of what comes next is Mona Bates, Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Bates has …

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: Threats Target Nat’l Defense, Infrastructure Amid Increased Connectivity

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO at Raytheon, has said nation states, cyber criminals and “hacktivists” pose a threat to infrastructure, businesses, individuals and national defense, The Financial News and Daily Record reported Friday. Kennedy noted at the Davis Leadership Forum at Jacksonville University in Florida that current cybersecurity vulnerabilities exist …

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Raytheon to Support Risk Mitigation Efforts for Australia’s $1.5B Air Defense Project

Raytheon has received a $9.3 million contract from Australia’s defense department to support the first phase of a $1.54 billion air defense project. The department said Wednesday Raytheon’s Australian arm will conduct a year-long risk mitigation activity for the country’s future Short Range Ground Based Air Defense system. Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense …

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Lithuania Awards $127M Contract for Support on Raytheon/Kongsberg-Produced Air Defense System

Kongsberg‘s defense and aerospace business has secured an estimated $126.8 million contract from Lithuania’s defense ministry for the delivery of an air defense system that the company jointly developed with Raytheon. The contract covers the delivery of additional equipment, training and integrated logistics support as well as services to refurbish and …

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Raytheon’s Coyote UAV Supports NOAA Hurricane Monitoring Mission

Raytheon-built unmanned aerial vehicles have helped the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration monitor Hurricane Maria and gather data for storm researchers. NOAA launched six Coyote UAV units from the agency’s WP-3D Orion aircraft as part of efforts to track and model the hurricane, Raytheon said Wednesday. “The Coyotes collected critical, continuous observations in the lower part of the …

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