Tag Archives: Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon to Update Navy Missile Defense Radar, Jammer Systems

Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business has won a potential $19.9 million contract to update the service branch’s Air and Missile Defense Radar and the Next Generation Jammer systems. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract also covers the development of an X-band radar technology, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy will obligate $1.1 million in fiscal …

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Raytheon Tests Air & Missile Defense Radar Against Multiple Targets

Raytheon has demonstrated a company-made air and missile defense radar against multiple missile targets at the U.S. Navy‘s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. AN/SPY-6(V) worked to simultaneously detect and track a short-range ballistic missile target and multiple anti-ship cruise missile targets during the demonstration, which marks the radar’s third flight …

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HII Lands Navy Contract Modification for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Flight III Updates

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a contract modification from the U.S. Navy to install Flight III baseline updates aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The modification covers the installation of the SPY-6 air and missile defense radar system as well as electrical power and cooling upgrades to …

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Raytheon Orders Anaren Beamforming Assemblies for Navy Air & Missile Defense Radar

Anaren has received a potential $97 million order from Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business unit to provide radio frequency beamforming assemblies needed for the production of the U.S. Navy‘s new air and missile defense radar. Anaren said Tuesday it obtained $31.5 million in initial contract funds to support the low rate initial production of the …

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Raytheon Awarded Additional Gallium Nitride Production Process Development Funds

Raytheon has secured a $14.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and Office of the Secretary of Defense to further develop the production process of gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The company said Wednesday it will work to update the performance, supply and the dependability of wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator …

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Raytheon Informs Army of Company’s Vision for NextGen Air & Missile Defense Radar Tech

Raytheon has presented the company’s ideas for a next-generation missile defense technology to the U.S. Army in an effort to help the military branch establish requirements for a lower tier air and missile defense sensor system. The company said Monday it envisions a future LTAMDS platform that is based on gallium nitride-powered active electronically scanned array technology and could work as a sensor …

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Huntington Ingalls Gets Navy Contract Modification for DDG 51 Destroyer Design Update

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $30.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide design update services for the Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Flight III modernization effort includes the replacement of the Lockheed Martin-built SPY-1D radar technology with the Raytheon-made SPY-6 air and missile defense …

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Kevin Peppe: Raytheon Moves to Next Phase of Navy AMDR Program After Design, Integrated Baseline Reviews

Raytheon has completed its preliminary design and integrated baseline reviews for the U.S. Navy‘s Air and Missile Defense Radar to establish design maturity, alignment of requirements and program execution plan validity. The company said Wednesday the Missile Defense Agency joined other program stakeholders and partners for the reviews, determining a low-risk design and on-schedule …

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