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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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Raytheon Secures $146M Navy Contract for Operation, Maintenance of Surveillance Radar Network

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Raytheon Technologies announced Tuesday that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company's intelligence and space business a five-year contract worth $146 million to continue operating and maintaining the U.S. government's Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) system. The contract will require Raytheon Intelligence & Space to support the operations of the long-range surveillance radar network.

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Raytheon, NASA Build Cloud Platform to Store Sentinel-6 Satellite Data; David Appel Quoted

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Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business has worked with NASA to develop a cloud-based platform meant to help the agency distribute and archive data from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate monitoring satellite. “The data storage challenge becomes that much greater with the petabytes upon petabytes of data that satellites generate every day," said David Appel, vice president of defense and civil solutions at Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

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Raytheon Completes DARPA Blackjack Sensor’s Critical Design Review

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A Raytheon Technologies-made sensor payload has passed a critical design review under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's program to demonstrate high-speed network technologies in a low-Earth orbit satellite constellation. The company said Thursday its intelligence and space business tested focal plane, cryocooler, telescope and electronic parts that made up the sensor payload intended for DARPA's Blackjack initiative.

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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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Raytheon Technologies Looks to AI/ML Tech to Help Accelerate ISR Missions; Shane Zabel Quoted

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Raytheon Technologies executives have said the company is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to the company's technology offerings in a push to help military customers process intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data faster. “We're looking at how machine learning can augment our existing sensor product lines and the question is: "How can we utilize machine learning technology to help military commanders make decisions?" said Shane Zabel, AI technology area director for Raytheon's intelligence and space business.

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Space Force Taps Raytheon Technologies to Design Weather Satellite Tech; Wallis Laughrey Quoted

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Raytheon Technologies has been selected by the U.S. Space Force to design a satellite technology for the Department of Defense's weather prediction efforts. The company said Wednesday its intelligence and space business will create an initial prototype of the Next Generation Electro-Optical Infrared Weather Satellite as the military branch aims to increase the Earth observation data output from DoD systems.

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