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Raytheon to Support Ground Power & Cooling Tech for Navy Jammer Platform

Raytheon has received a $22.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver software and hardware components needed for a ground power and cooling system of the service branch’s Next Generation Jammer platform. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers the delivery of five ground power carts, five ground power kits, five ground cooling …

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Air Force Accepts Raytheon-Built GPS Launch & Checkout System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

A Raytheon-built ground launch and checkout system has been accepted by the U.S. Air Force to support management and operation of Global Positioning System satellites. Raytheon said Thursday the acceptance of GPS Operational Control System Block 0 reflects the company’s completion of all contractual requirements under the LCS program. The LCS ground system …

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Raytheon to Produce Targeting Systems, Electronic Unit for Navy MQ-4C Triton UAS

Raytheon has received a three-year, $7.21 million contract to produce three multi-spectral targeting systems and one electronic unit to the U.S. Navy. The company will provide the MTS “B” AN/DAS-3 systems and electronic unit to support low-rate initial production of lot 2 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD noted Raytheon …

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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 Gets $60M MDA Contract Funds to Transition SM-3 Block IIA Program to Production

Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a potential $59.8 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to obtain materials needed to begin the production of Standard Missile-3 Block IIA systems. The modification also covers engineering and analysis services and brings the contract’s potential value to $694.3 million, the Defense Department said …

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Raytheon Supports Caltech Research Hub for ‘Bio-Inspired’ Autonomous Tech

Raytheon has announced its lead sponsorship for Caltech’s new research center that seeks to advance the development of biologically-inspired autonomous systems. The Center for Autonomous Systems and Technology covers 10,000 square feet of laboratory space for scientists and researchers from Caltech and NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Raytheon said Thursday. CAST features an assembly room equipped …

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Raytheon-Forcepoint-NCSA Survey: Millennials’ Cyber Career Interest Remains Unchanged; Dave Wajsgras Comments

A survey commissioned by Raytheon, Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that only 38 percent of millennials said they are willing to pursue a career in the cybersecurity field. The finding suggests that millennials’ interest in cybersecurity remains unaltered compared with the previous year and that the …

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Capt. Emily Grabowski: Raytheon Works to Meet USAF Small Diameter Bomb Delivery Schedule

Capt. Emily Grabowski, a U.S. Air Force spokeswoman, has said the service branch believes Raytheon could supply enough Small Diameter Bomb II units for initial deployment on the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft by 2019, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Grabowski told Bloomberg in an email the company “has worked diligently to address technical discoveries and is implementing …

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ATCA, Raytheon Announce Aviation Scholarship for Women; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon and the Air Traffic Control Association have introduced a scholarship program for female college students pursuing aviation-related degrees. ATCA said Wednesday the Raytheon Women in Aviation scholarship includes a summer internship within the company’s intelligence, information and services, transportation and support services units. “This new scholarship aims to encourage women to …

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Raytheon SM-3 Intercepts Missile Target in NATO-Led Exercise

Raytheon‘s Standard Missile-3 technology has engaged and intercepted a ballistic missile target off the coast of Scotland during a NATO-led multinational operational exercise. The SM-3 test occurred as part of the Formidable Shield 17 missile defense exercise that replicated naval and air battle scenarios, Raytheon said Tuesday. The company also provided Standard Missile-2 and Evolved …

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Raytheon Unveils New Mexico Engineering Hub for Range Monitoring, Telemetry Systems

Raytheon has unveiled a new engineering facility at the Sandia Science and Technology Park in  Albuquerque, New Mexico, to support the production of monitoring and telemetry systems for U.S. and allied forces. The company said Monday it expects to create up to 60 high-technology manufacturing positions at the new 72,000-square-foot engineering facility over the …

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Report: Raytheon Integrates Laser Weapon, Surveillance Tech to Polaris ATV

Raytheon has combined merged a laser weapon and advanced surveillance equipment to a Polaris-built all-terrain vehicle to develop a new platform that can engage unmanned aerial vehicles using laser beams, Popular Mechanics reported Monday. The new High Energy Laser Weapon System-MRZR platform features a 30-square-foot electronics package, Polaris’ MRZR ATV …

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Navy Declares Full Operational Capability for Raytheon’s Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Variant

The latest variant of Raytheon‘s Joint Standoff Weapon system has received full operational capability designation from the Department of the Navy. JSOW C-1 is designed to help U.S. squadrons engage moving maritime and stationary ground targets through an air-to-ground network, the Naval Air Systems Command said Wednesday. “Formal declaration of full operational capability for JSOW C-1 is …

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State Dept OKs $53M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sale to Netherlands

The State Department has approved the Dutch government’s request to buy 26 Raytheon-built AIM-120 C-7 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $53 million foreign military sales agreement. The Netherlands also asked to procure AMRAAM guidance section spares, captive air training missiles, control …

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