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Raytheon to Supply IFF Transponders for US, Norwegian C-130 Planes

Raytheon‘s space and airborne systems business has received a $30.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide new and updated APX-119 Identification Friend or Foe transponders for C-130H and C-130J military transport planes. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract includes a $725,000 foreign military sale of the IFF transponders to Norway. Work …

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Raytheon Lands $60M Air Force Laser-Guided Weapons Support Contract

Raytheon has received a potential $59.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide support equipment and services for the service branch’s Enhanced Paveway II laser-guided bombs. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s missile systems business will perform work under the sole-source contract in Tucson, Arizona through Feb. 28, 2019. Modern variants …

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Raytheon-Built Ground System, Space Sensor Tech to Aid JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Mission

Raytheon provided a common ground system and a space sensor technology to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s next-generation polar satellite that NASA launched Saturday from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The company said Saturday its common ground system for the Joint Polar Satellite System and the Visible Infrared Imaging …

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Raytheon, MetTel Forge Comms Network Cyber Defense Partnership; John DeSimone Comments

MetTel and Raytheon have formed a partnership to offer cybersecurity platforms and services designed to help government and commercial organizations safeguard their communications networks from cyber vulnerabilities and other threats associated with the adoption of internet-connected devices. The companies will provide technology platforms, consulting and managed security services to help …

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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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Report: Raytheon’s Patriot Defense Systems Intercepted Over 100 Missiles in Saudi Arabia Since 2015

Raytheon-built Patriot missile defense systems based in Saudi Arabia have intercepted more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles since the conflict with Yemen’s Houthi group began in 2015, Defense News reported Tuesday. Raytheon executives said at the Dubai Air Show that more than 90 intercepts of Yemen-launched missiles were carried out …

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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, Saab Form Infantry Weapon Modernization Partnership

Raytheon and Saab have signed a partnership agreement to update a shoulder-fired weapon system the latter company designed for use by ground troops in multiple operations. Both companies will collaborate to modernize the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon offering and identify opportunities to update Saab’s AT4 disposable anti-tank missile system in efforts to help address U.S. …

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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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Raytheon-Built Ground System for Joint Polar Satellite Program Becomes Operational

Raytheon has powered up a new Common Ground System the company built to support an upcoming launch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. Version 2 of JPSS CGS is designed to transmit observations from 11 future polar-orbiting satellites to NOAA’s National Weather Service agency at a rate 50 percent faster …

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Raytheon Wins Aviation Week Award for Virtual Design Center

A Raytheon facility with virtual reality technology has won a 2017 Program Excellence Award from Aviation Week magazine in the special projects category. Raytheon’s Immersive Design Center is equipped with the CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment system that works to facilitate collaboration between cross-functional teams in efforts to produce three-dimensional models of structures and parts, the company said …

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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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