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  • Raytheon, Navy Use Space Sensor System to Cue SM-3 Launch; Bill Hart Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Navy Use Space Sensor System to Cue SM-3 Launch; Bill Hart Comments

    Raytheon and the U.S. Navy has completed a capabilities test of the company’s Standard Missile-3 Block IA to evaluate the weapon’s work with a satellite sensor system to pinpoint and destroy a medium-range ballistic missile target. Mitch Stevison, Raytheon program director for SM-3, said Thursday that this test is the first time the Navy used cues from a space sensor system […] More

  • Raytheon to Test Infrared Imager for NOAA Satellite; Bill Hart Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Test Infrared Imager for NOAA Satellite; Bill Hart Comments

    Raytheon has moved into the testing phase of an electronic component the company designed to fly on a satellite scheduled to launch in 2015 for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ambient testing on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite started in November with the goals of evaluating the system’s mechenical functions, how it measures phenomena […] More

  • NASA Spacecraft Shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base for Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Spacecraft Shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base for Launch

    A NASA spacecraft carrying a Raytheon Company climate and weather monitoring sensor has been shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in preparation for launch. The NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft was shipped from Ball Aerospace, which built, integrated and tested the spacecraft in Colorado. Data provided by the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite, which […] More

  • NASA Spacecraft with Raytheon Sensors Prepares for Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Spacecraft with Raytheon Sensors Prepares for Launch

    A NASA spacecraft carrying a Raytheon Company sensor designed to measure the global distribution of aerosols in Earth's atmosphere is prepping for launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor will help scientists better comprehend how aerosols impact global climate patterns. In orbit aboard NASA’s Glory spacecraft, the APS will take measurements […] More

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