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  • Taylor Lawrence: Raytheon, DARPA Explore Hypersonic Weapon Concept - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Taylor Lawrence: Raytheon, DARPA Explore Hypersonic Weapon Concept

    Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon‘s missile systems business, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the company and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have partnered in an effort to develop a hypersonic air-breathing weapon concept. He added the company is in discussions with DARPA regarding boost-glide weapons and is working with the U.S. Army on hypersonic projectiles. […] More

  • Report: Peter Kim Joins Raytheon Missile Systems Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Peter Kim Joins Raytheon Missile Systems Business

    Peter Kim, formerly chief information security officer of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Raytheon as director of information technology security and governance within the defense contractor’s missile systems business, CyberScoop reported Monday. He departed from the CISO position at the service branch last month and was succeeded by his former deputy, Wanda Jones-Heath. The report said […] More

  • Raytheon Opens Tucson Facilities for Missile Systems Business Expansion Push - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Opens Tucson Facilities for Missile Systems Business Expansion Push

    Raytheon has dedicated new facilities in Tucson, Ariz., as part of efforts to increase the operational capacity of the company’s mission systems business. Construction of the unit’s new testing facility, customer access center and multipurpose building is scheduled for completion this year, Raytheon said Thursday. “Our expansion supports the nation’s military, the security of America’s allies and the U.S., state […] More

  • Army Orders $71M in Additional Raytheon Excalibur Projectiles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Orders $71M in Additional Raytheon Excalibur Projectiles

    Raytheon has received a $70.7 million order to manufacture additional satellite-guided heavy artillery shells for the U.S. Army, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. The order is for the production of M982 Excalibur 155-millimeter Increment Ib projectiles under option six of a previously awarded contract from the Army Contracting Command. Raytheon’s missile systems business will perform […] More

  • DSS Gives Raytheon 'Superior' Security Rating for Missile Systems Plant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DSS Gives Raytheon ‘Superior’ Security Rating for Missile Systems Plant

    Raytheon has announced its missile systems production facility in Tucson, Arizona, has obtained a “superior” security rating from the Defense Security Service for the sixth consecutive year. The company said Wednesday it received a score of 851 from a week-long audit of the plant, 14 points away from a perfect score. DSS gives the superior rating to industry […] More

  • Raytheon Lands $60M Air Force Laser-Guided Weapons Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Lands $60M Air Force Laser-Guided Weapons Support Contract

    Raytheon has received a potential $59.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide support equipment and services for the service branch’s Enhanced Paveway II laser-guided bombs. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s missile systems business will perform work under the sole-source contract in Tucson, Arizona through Feb. 28, 2019. Modern variants of the Raytheon-built Paveway bomb […] More

  • Raytheon Secures Navy Funds for Standard Missile-6 Material Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Secures Navy Funds for Standard Missile-6 Material Procurement

    Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a $32.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead materials needed to build Standard Missile-6 units. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification will support requirements and  spares for fiscal 2017 SM-6 full-rate production. SM-6 is designed to perform anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare and sea-based terminal ballistic […] More

  • Raytheon to Continue MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Continue MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Support

    Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a $66.4 million contract modification to continue to help the Missile Defense Agency integrate and test a ballistic missile defense system as part of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA program. The Defense Department said Monday the company will support BMD 5.1 engineering, integration, certification and testing efforts as well as provide post-event […] More

  • Raytheon to Support US-Germany Rolling Airframe Missile Program Under Navy Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Support US-Germany Rolling Airframe Missile Program Under Navy Contract

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $26.8 million contract option to support a U.S.-Germany cooperative project to develop and produce a rolling airframe missile system. Raytheon’s missile systems business will provide design agent and engineering services to the MK-31 RAM guided missile weapon development and production effort, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Work also covers design, logistics engineering, maintainability, quality assurance, reliability, […] More

  • Raytheon's SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test

    A Raytheon defensive missile has completed the first U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency flight test that sought to evaluate its capacity to intercept ballistic missile threats. Raytheon said Saturday the USS John Paul Jones guided missile destroyer launched the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA during the test to intercept a land-launched target. The demonstration sought to evaluate the performance of the SM-3 […] More

  • Raytheon Secures Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production Funds From Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Secures Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production Funds From Air Force

    The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a contract modification with an obligated value of $62.5 million for the low-rate initial production of 312 lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II munitions. Raytheon’s missile systems business will also provide 24 SDB II weapon load crew and conventional munitions maintenance trainers and 413 single weapon containers to the Air Force, the Defense Department […] More

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