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Kelsey DeBriyn Promoted to Raytheon Investor Relations VP

Kelsey DeBriyn has been promoted to vice president of investor relations at Raytheon and succeeded Todd Ernst, who became VP of corporate development in October 2017. Raytheon said Tuesday DeBriyn will lead investor community engagement programs and interact with analysts and institutional investors to inform them about the company’s franchise programs, business …

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Raytheon’s Mark Bigham: Graphics Can Help Mitigate Human Error in Emergency Mgmt Systems

Mark Bigham, chief innovation officer of Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services business, has said user-friendly graphic interfaces can help prevent human error in the use of emergency management computers. Bigham outlined lessons learned from a false ballistic missile alarm that caused panic across Hawaii, such as the need to create “bold and big” …

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Army Orders $71M in Additional Raytheon Excalibur Projectiles

Raytheon has received a $70.7 million order to manufacture additional satellite-guided heavy artillery shells for the U.S. Army, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. The order is for the production of M982 Excalibur 155-millimeter Increment Ib projectiles under option six of a previously awarded contract from the Army Contracting Command. Raytheon’s …

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Report: Raytheon Eyes Sale of Tomahawk Missiles to Foreign Customers

Raytheon is considering the foreign military sale of its Tomahawk cruise missiles beyond the U.K., Seapower Magazine reported Wednesday. Christian Sprinkle, Raytheon’s senior program director for Tomahawk, said that the company wants to keep its missile production activities going to be well-positioned to compete for the U.S. Navy‘s Next-Generation Land-Attack Weapon program in …

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Air Force Eyes Software Task Order Award to Raytheon-Led Cyber Venture

The U.S. Air Force has announced its plan to award a task order to Forcepoint to provide a software platform for the service’s warrior preparation center. Raytheon operates Forcepoint as a cybersecurity joint venture with investment firm Vista Equity Partners. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the Air Force Europe’s WPC will use the Trusted Thin Client …

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DARPA Taps Raytheon to Produce Software Under Collaborative UAS Autonomy Program’s 3rd Phase

Raytheon has been selected to develop software under the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program that seeks to expand the capacities of current U.S. military unmanned aircraft systems. DARPA said Tuesday the Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program aims to increase the effectiveness, flexibility and survivability of …

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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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Raytheon to Develop Radar Operational Flight Software for USSOCOM

Raytheon has received a $9.75 million sole-source contract to develop radar flight software for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s fixed-wing aircraft. The company will develop the Silent Knight Radar Operational Flight program under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. USSOCOM will finance work through task or delivery orders …

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Navy Exercises Raytheon Contract Options for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Support

Raytheon has received a one-year, $37.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile design agent. The modification exercises options under a previously awarded ESSM program support contract and covers missile technical engineering and in-service support, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ESSM is an international …

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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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Raytheon, University of Arizona Partner on STEM Program for Native-American Students

An employee resource group at Raytheon has partnered with the University of Arizona to mentor and inspire Native-American students toward science, technology, engineering and math careers. Raytheon American Indian Network members facilitate monthly workshops that offer  hands-on activities revolving around STEM to high school and middle school as part of the …

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Raytheon to Deliver GPS Receiver Cards to USAF, Saudi Arabia

Raytheon has received a potential three-year, $36.7 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide received cards designed for global positioning system tracking and navigation. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will supply Advanced Technology Receiver Cards that work to simultaneously track patented direct measurement processing; ultra-tight global positioning system and inertial navigation system coupling; …

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Raytheon Gets USAF ‘Cobra Dane’ Radar Support Contract Modification

Raytheon has received a $25 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force maintain operational capability of the ground-based Cobra Dane radar system. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business will perform contract work to address in-scope requirements for the radar. Work under the modification will occur …

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Raytheon Develops Sensor Data Sharing Tech for Australian Navy

Raytheon has designed and built a “sensor-netting” system for installation on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class guided missile destroyers. The company said Wednesday it also tested the Cooperative Engagement Capability  ahead of planned U.S. Navy certification of the system for its first international deployment. CEC will work to help the Australian navy to exchange …

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