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Raytheon Books Air Force Contract for High-Energy Laser Weapon Delivery

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A Raytheon Technologies business has received a $15.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center to provide a modified version of the company's high-energy laser weapon system. Raytheon Intelligence and Space said Wednesday it secured the award through the System of Systems Consortium and will supply HELWS to AFLCMC, which will then evaluate the weapon's potential to help air bases target threats such as unmanned aerial vehicles.

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AFRL Plans High-Power Microwave Test Contract Award to Raytheon Technologies

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The Air Force Research Laboratory has indicated its intent to award Raytheon Technologies a sole-source contract to demonstrate a weapon system for defending military facilities against drone threats. The company would demonstrate a prototype of the Counter Electronic Highpower Microwave Extended Air Base Air Defense system, AFRL said Thursday in a notice of contract action.

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