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Army Demos Raytheon’s Updated Air & Missile Defense System to US Allies

Army Demos Raytheon's Updated Air & Missile Defense System to US Allies - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Delegates from eight foreign countries observed a recent U.S. Army-led demonstration of Raytheon‘s updated air and missile defense system. A team of Army soldiers engaged two tactical ballistic missile targets using Global Patriot interceptors with the Post Deployment Build 8 configuration during a live-fire test,  Raytheon said Monday. Global Patriot uses radar and command-and-control …

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Army Concludes Raytheon Patriot PDB-8 Developmental Test; Ralph Acaba Comments

Army Concludes Raytheon Patriot PDB-8 Developmental Test; Ralph Acaba Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army has completed the last of four developmental tests for the Post Deployment Build 8 configuration of Raytheon‘s Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system. Raytheon said Friday the PDB-8 Patriot system worked to detect, track and engage a cruise missile target and a fighter aircraft with the Guidance Enhanced Missile TBM and the Lockheed Martin-built PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors, respectively, …

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Raytheon Conducts Multiple Interceptor Test on Patriot With PDB-8 Update

Raytheon Conducts Multiple Interceptor Test on Patriot With PDB-8 Update - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has put the updated Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system through a test to evaluate its detection and engagement functions against ballistic missile threats. The Patriot system with the Post-Deployment Build 8 update worked to detect and neutralize a ballistic missile target by firing PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement and GEM-T interceptors in succession, …

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Raytheon’s Patriot Upgrade Completes Initial Army Flight Tests; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon's Patriot Upgrade Completes Initial Army Flight Tests; Ralph Acaba Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon‘s updated Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system has undergone initial flight tests by the U.S. Army to check the added functions and modifications of the system. The company said Thursday the system’s Post-Deployment Build 8 configuration worked to detect, track and engage a ballistic missile target with PAC-3 and GEM-T missiles during each of the …

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