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Raytheon Technologies Employs Open Architecture Approach to Expand DOD’s Tech Customization Options

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A vice president at Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space arm has detailed how the business' use of open systems architecture in its programs aligns with the Department of Defense's requirement of employing non-proprietary software to ensure interoperability. Paul Meyer, VP for space and command and control systems at Raytheon Intelligence and Space, said in a Dec. 17 company post that DOD wants to ensure usability of military technologies across all warfighting domains: land, air, space, sea and cyber.

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Army Seeks Info on JTAARS Supply Drone Concepts

JTAARS Supply Drone

The U.S. Army has asked industry for information on supply drone concepts as part of the Joint Tactical Autonomous Aerial Resupply System program. A notice published Thursday on the beta SAM website says the service is seeking a first unit equipped supply drone that could demonstrate operational capability at technology readiness level 6, could be ready for use by 2026 and could comply with regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration and the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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Northrop Hands Missile Defense System Prototype Shelters to US Army; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Hands Missile Defense System Prototype Shelters to US Army; Dan Verwiel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Grumman has handed over four prototype engagement operations shelters to the U.S. Army for the branch’s Integrated air and missile defense Battle Command System. Northrop said Wedneday it delivered the prototype shelters after it integrated improvements suggested by soldiers involved in IBCS-related warfighter exercises. Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager …

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Rockwell Collins Hands Cockpit Video Platform to US Army; Troy Brunk Comments

Rockwell Collins Hands Cockpit Video Platform to US Army; Troy Brunk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rockwell Collins has given the U.S. Army a platform the company built to help helicopter pilots access and view drone-derived videos on their cockpits. The Secure Real Time Video system will work to support the service branch's manned-unmanned teaming activities, Rockwell Collins said Monday. “Giving Army pilots access to real-time video streams in …

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Raytheon, Navy Complete EIRP Tests on Next Generation Jammer Prototypes

Raytheon, Navy Complete EIRP Tests on Next Generation Jammer Prototypes - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have completed effective isotropic radiated power tests on the Next Generation Jammer prototypes over a six-week period in efforts to determine the electronic warfare system’s targeting range and capacity. The company said Tuesday the team conducted the prototype testing at the Benefield Anechoic Facility within Edwards Air Force Base. “Raytheon …

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