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  • Raytheon Subsidiary Helps Air Force Research Lab Demonstrate Small Satellite Tech in GEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Subsidiary Helps Air Force Research Lab Demonstrate Small Satellite Tech in GEO

    A Raytheon Technologies subsidiary continues to provide support to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s on-orbit evaluation of a small satellite that was launched in December 2021. AFRL deployed the Blue Canyon Technologies-built Ascent spacecraft to test in geostationary orbit the performance of commercial satellite systems, including a cold gas propulsion system from the Georgia Institute […] More

  • Space Companies Raise Funds for Ukraine Humanitarian Aid - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Space Companies Raise Funds for Ukraine Humanitarian Aid

    Seventeen companies and the National Security Space Association have forged an alliance to fundraise for humanitarian aid and relief efforts to help people in Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion. The Space Industry for Ukraine consortium said Tuesday it has raised almost $1 million to date and aims to deploy medical and food supplies, mobile refugee clinics […] More

  • Raytheon Wins Navy Contract for Radar Signal Studies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Wins Navy Contract for Radar Signal Studies

    Raytheon Technologies has booked a potential $46.3 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to explore radar component designs under the Agnostic Signal Processing for Increased Radar Efficiency program. The company will study radar-related designs aimed at enabling flexible digital beamforming, advanced signal processing, novel signal synthesizer architectures and smaller digital receiver-exciter systems, the […] More

  • Raytheon Sets up Network Terminal for USAF to Modernize Comms Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Sets up Network Terminal for USAF to Modernize Comms Systems

    Raytheon Technologies has installed a new terminal system that would provide the U.S. Air Force with protected communications for nuclear and non-nuclear missions. Raytheon said Monday its intelligence and space business is currently under a nearly $600 million contract to modernize the Air Force’s protected communications platforms using the Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal. Each […] More

  • Defense Industry Vet David Beltran Appointed Senior Director at Valiant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense Industry Vet David Beltran Appointed Senior Director at Valiant

    David Beltran, a defense industry veteran with more than four decades of experience, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as senior director of programs for training and readiness. Beltran, who was with the former Raytheon company serving as its program management director, will now help Valiant maintain service quality and drive project completion at its training […] More

  • Raytheon Invests in Canadian Company Gastops to Fund R&D Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Invests in Canadian Company Gastops to Fund R&D Collaboration

    Raytheon Technologies‘ intelligence and space unit has invested in Canada-based Gastops to support the latter’s research and development collaboration with Pratt & Whitney, which is also a Raytheon business. Gastops said Thursday it expects the investment, which was awarded through Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits program, to support the development of products envisioned to provide […] More

  • AFRL Taps Pratt & Whitney to Develop, Demo New Engine Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AFRL Taps Pratt & Whitney to Develop, Demo New Engine Tech

    Raytheon Technologies‘ Pratt & Whitney business has secured a contract to demonstrate a rotating engine detonation concept for the Air Force Research Laboratory in an effort to create an engine capable of supporting higher-Mach flight speeds. Pratt & Whitney said Thursday it will work with Raytheon’s missiles and defense business and the Raytheon Technologies Research […] More

  • Pratt & Whitney to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Propulsion Tech for DOE - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pratt & Whitney to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Propulsion Tech for DOE

    The Department of Energy has tasked Raytheon Technologies‘ Pratt & Whitney business to develop a hydrogen-fueled propulsion technology intended for use in commercial aviation. The contractor said Monday it will apply water vapor recovery and liquid hydrogen combustion to achieve zero carbon emissions under the Hydrogen Steam Injected, Inter‐Cooled Turbine Engine project. DOE’s Advanced Research […] More

  • Raytheon BBN Develops Cross-Language Search Tool Under IARPA Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon BBN Develops Cross-Language Search Tool Under IARPA Program

    Raytheon Technologies‘ research and development arm has helped the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity create a tool to help English-only speakers retrieve and understand foreign content. The company said Monday Raytheon BBN built and demonstrated its cross-language information retrieval system over a four-year period as part of IARPA’s Machine Translation for English Retrieval for Information […] More

  • Raytheon to Produce StormBreaker Bomb Rounds, Containers Under $92M USAF Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Produce StormBreaker Bomb Rounds, Containers Under $92M USAF Award

    Raytheon Technologies has secured a $91.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture all up rounds and containers for the StormBreaker precision-guided glide bomb. The company will perform the production work in Tucson, Arizona, through Feb. 28, 2026, the Department of Defense said Monday. StormBreaker, also known as GBU-53/B, uses millimeter wave […] More

  • Michelle Turner Appointed SVP, CFO at L3Harris; Christopher Kubasik Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michelle Turner Appointed SVP, CFO at L3Harris; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

    Former Johnson & Johnson executive Michelle Turner has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer at L3Harris Technologies. In her new role, Turner is charged with overseeing financial planning and analysis, internal audit and accounting and controls at L3Harris, the defense contractor and information technology services provider said Monday. Turner will also take the helm of […] More

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