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Thomas Bussing: Raytheon, UVision Aim to Offer US Army Small Loitering Airborne Tech

Thomas Bussing: Raytheon, UVision Aim to Offer US Army Small Loitering Airborne Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon and Israel-based unmanned air system manufacturer UVision to develop and offer small loitering airborne technology to U.S. military organizations. Raytheon said Friday it seeks to adapt UVision’s man-packed, canister-launched Hero-30 system to make it perform lethal target engagement, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions. The company intends for the modified technology to help address the U.S. Army‘s Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System …

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Report: Babcock to Include Raytheon Tech in Laser Directed-Energy Weapon Offering for U.K.

Report: Babcock to Include Raytheon Tech in Laser Directed-Energy Weapon Offering for U.K. - top government contractors - best government contracting event

  Babcock‘s proposed system for the British defense science and technology laboratory’s Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator program will incorporate the Raytheon-built Phalanx air defense technology, Flightglobal reported Thursday. Beth Stevenson writes the LDEW-CD competition seeks a 20-millimeter laser-equipped Gatling machine gun designed to counter potential airborne threats, including unmanned aircraft systems, to naval ships. …

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Raytheon Begins Turnover of Railgun Pulse Power Containers to Navy; Colin Whelan Comments

Raytheon Begins Turnover of Railgun Pulse Power Containers to Navy; Colin Whelan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has started to deliver the pulse power containers for the U.S. Navy‘s future railgun following the validation of power requirements for the next-generation directed energy weapon. The Navy will integrate the pulse power containers into its railgun test range to prepare for further development and testing under the program, Raytheon …

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Raytheon Picks 2 Female College Students to Receive Cybersecurity Scholarship Funds

Raytheon Picks 2 Female College Students to Receive Cybersecurity Scholarship Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon and the (ISC)2 nonprofit organization’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education have selected two female college students for educational grants of up to $10,000 each and paid cybersecurity internships at the company. Nicole Krantz, an incoming freshman at George Mason University this fall, and Catherine McLean, a third-year computer science student at Northeastern …

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Raytheon, American University Org Form Cyber Research & Education Partnership; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon, American University Org Form Cyber Research & Education Partnership; Dave Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon will partner with American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center in an effort to help address prevention, detection and response challenges through cybersecurity research and education. The company said Thursday it has provided initial funds for the university’s newly-launched KCGC unit in support of Raytheon’s commitment to help promote governance in cybersecurity. …

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US News-Raytheon Report Shows Rise in STEM Education, Employment for 2015; Brian Kelly, Dave Wajsgras Comment

US News-Raytheon Report Shows Rise in STEM Education, Employment for 2015; Brian Kelly, Dave Wajsgras Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A new report from Raytheon and U.S. News & World Report magazine indicates the country continues to experience a workforce shortage in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and may have to rely on foreign-born employees to fill STEM positions. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index shows a 6-percent rise in the number of students who earned STEM-related graduate …

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Phil Alvarez: Raytheon Expects to Complete Development Work on Digital TOW Launcher in 2018

Phil Alvarez: Raytheon Expects to Complete Development Work on Digital TOW Launcher in 2018 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Phil Alvarez, a Raytheon official, has said the company has built a launcher system designed for tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes Alvarez, a senior manager for missile systems at Raytheon, described the TOW Eagle Fire launcher platform at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition …

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DoD to Provide Raytheon TOW Missiles to Jordan

DoD to Provide Raytheon TOW Missiles to Jordan - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Defense Department has come to an agreement with Jordan’s ministry of defense to deliver Raytheon-made tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles to the Middle Eastern country starting 2016. Scott Speet, Raytheon TOW program director, said in a statement released Tuesday that the company’s TOWs work to support its international partners with extended-range …

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Raytheon Establishes UAS Directorate Within Missiles Systems Product Line

Raytheon Establishes UAS Directorate Within Missiles Systems Product Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has created an unmanned aircraft systems directorate under its advanced missile systems product line in Arizona in efforts to consolidate the elements of small UAS production including airframe, payload integration and command-and-control technology. The company said Tuesday it will also increase delivery of its Coyote and Silver Fox UAS platforms to address a growth in small …

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Raytheon Secures Socom Contract to Produce ‘Silent Knight’ Radar System

Raytheon Secures Socom Contract to Produce 'Silent Knight' Radar System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has landed a potential $49.5 million contract by the U.S. Special Operations Command to continue low-rate initial production of the Silent Knight radar system. The company’s space and airborne systems business will perform work in McKinney, Texas, and Forest, Mississippi, through October 2018 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Silent Knight radar works …

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Raytheon BBN-Led Team Seeks to Extend Mobile Apps' Viability Under Air Force Contract; Partha Pal Comments

Raytheon BBN-Led Team Seeks to Extend Mobile Apps' Viability Under Air Force Contract; Partha Pal Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A team led by a Raytheon subsidiary will work to develop techniques that seek to extend the functionality of mobile applications for up to a century under a four-year, $7.8 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. Raytheon BBN Technologies will collaborate with Securboration, Syracuse University, Vanderbilt University and Oregon State University on the project as …

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