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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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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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