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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon’s New Educational Program Aims to Foster Cyber Skills

Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon's New Educational Program Aims to Foster Cyber Skills - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon is launching a global cyber education program as part of efforts to help organizations address a talent shortage in the information technology security field. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said Tuesday the company aims to help U.S. partner nations “secure their cyber space by developing the …

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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s $155M Request for Raytheon Weapon System Upgrade

State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia's $155M Request for Raytheon Weapon System Upgrade - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The State Department has approved the request of Saudi Arabia to purchase weapons system upgrade and logistics support from Raytheon under a potential $154.9 million foreign military sale. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday Saudi Arabia’s order includes the conversion of five Block 0 MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons Systems to the …

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Navy Tests Raytheon-Built Systems Onboard Zumwalt Destroyer Ship

Navy Tests Raytheon-Built Systems Onboard Zumwalt Destroyer Ship - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has demonstrated Raytheon-built computing applications onboard the lead ship in the branch’s Zumwalt class of destroyers. Raytheon said Wednesday the DDG 1000‘s total ship computing environment and engineering control systems functioned during a week-long trial at sea. The TSCE infrastructure comprises a combat management, ship and machinery control, embedded …

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Raytheon to Integrate GaN-Based Radar Tech Into Patriot Missile System; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon to Integrate GaN-Based Radar Tech Into Patriot Missile System; Ralph Acaba Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon will equip its Patriot air and missile defense system with a gallium nitride-based active electronically scanned array technology as part of efforts to modernize the system. The company said Tuesday it will upgrade the Patriot for military customers to detect and identify adversarial manned and unmanned aircraft as well as cruise and ballistic …

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Raytheon Demos Kill Vehicle In-Flight Performance; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon Demos Kill Vehicle In-Flight Performance; Taylor Lawrence Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has tested the in-flight performance of the company’s Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle during a Missile Defense Agency demonstration intended to gather data on the capability of the vehicle’s thrusters. The redesigned EKV’s thrusters have been modified to control the impact with incoming threats while outside of the Earth’s atmosphere, Raytheon said Thursday. …

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Raytheon Wins Air Force Contract for R&D to Boost Missile Capability

Raytheon Wins Air Force Contract for R&D to Boost Missile Capability - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon will provide research and development support to help boost the U.S. Air Force‘s capabilities in air-launched tactical missiles under a $14 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will explore the research concepts of Small Advanced Capability Missiles and Miniature Self-Defense Munitions. SACM and MSDM will work to deliver increased …

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Raytheon-Vista Cyber JV Adopts ‘Forcepoint’ Name, Seeks Focus on Internal Net Monitoring

Raytheon-Vista Cyber JV Adopts 'Forcepoint' Name, Seeks Focus on Internal Net Monitoring - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The cybersecurity joint venture of Raytheon and technology investment firm Vista Equity Partners has passed the half-year mark since its mid-2015 launch and has entered the next chapter under a new identity. Waltham, Mass.-based Raytheon, maker of Patriot missiles and other military weapons, made a large bet on the government and commercial cyber markets in April 2015 when it agreed to acquire majority control of Websense from Vista …

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Raytheon to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy's Phalanx Weapon Systems

Raytheon to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy's Phalanx Weapon Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has been awarded a $42.2 million contract modification with the U.S. Navy to exercise options for support to the Phalanx weapon systems designed to counter anti-ship missile threats. Raytheon will perform design agent engineering and technical support services on Phalanx and SeaRAM for the U.S. as well as Turkey, Australia, Japan, Canada, U.K., …

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Thales-Raytheon JV Lands Army Sentinel Lifecycle Contract

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A joint venture of Thales and Raytheon has been awarded a $17.04 million contract to provide sentinel lifecycle contractor support to the U.S. Army from 2016 to 2018. The Defense Department said Tuesday Thales Raytheon Systems will perform depot maintenance, overhaul, contingency operations, repair, transportation, procurement, software and firmware sustainment and technical data …

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