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  • Raytheon's Anti-Ship Defense System on USS Carney Completes 1st Navy Fire Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon’s Anti-Ship Defense System on USS Carney Completes 1st Navy Fire Test

    Raytheon‘s SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense system aboard USS Carney completed an initial live fire test that the U.S. Navy facilitated in Rota, Spain. The company said Wednesday the system identified, tracked and intercepted a BQM-74E target with a RAM Block II missile during the test. Rick Nelson, Raytheon vice president for the naval area and mission defense product line, […] More

  • Raytheon SeaRAM Missile Defense System Undergoes Navy Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon SeaRAM Missile Defense System Undergoes Navy Tests

    Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have evaluated the company“™s anti-ship missile defense system in a series of test shots that simulated advanced threat scenarios. During the tests, the SeaRAM system worked to detect two inbound supersonic missiles and launch the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 guided missiles to intercept the targets, Raytheon said Tuesday. The Navy conducted the […] More

  • Raytheon Demos Anti-Ship Missile Defense for Navy; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Demos Anti-Ship Missile Defense for Navy; Rick Nelson Comments

    Raytheon has demonstrated an anti-ship missile defense system built for the U.S. Navy during a live-fire test at China Lake in California. The SeaRAM defense system intercepted an inbound threat using a Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 during the exercise, Raytheon said Monday. Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon’s naval and area mission defense product line, […] More

  • Navy Launches Raytheon's SeaRAM Missile in Live-Fire Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Launches Raytheon’s SeaRAM Missile in Live-Fire Exercise

    The U.S. Navy has launched a Raytheon-built SeaRAM tactical missile from the USS Coronado Littoral Combat Ship as part of a live-fire exercise at a California sea range in August. Raytheon said Thursday the Navy used the vessel’s SeaRAM anti-ship defense system to fire a Rolling Airframe Missile and tested the weapon system’s target detection, tracking, engagement and interception functions. Rick Nelson, vice […] More

  • US Navy Completes Maritime Tests on Raytheon-Built Missile Defense System; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US Navy Completes Maritime Tests on Raytheon-Built Missile Defense System; Rick Nelson Comments

    The U.S. Navy has completed a series of maritime tests on an upgraded Raytheon-built missile defense system that is designed to help protect warfighters from anti-ship missiles. Raytheon said Friday the Navy can now integrate the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 missile into ships after the service achieved initial operational capability with the technology. RAM […] More

  • Rick Nelson: Raytheon, L-3 Combine Tech in Laser-Guided Remote Weapon System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rick Nelson: Raytheon, L-3 Combine Tech in Laser-Guided Remote Weapon System

    Raytheon and L-3 Communications have completed a new test on the TALON Rocket Remote Weapon System to demonstrate the target positioning and engagement functions of this laser-guided defense system for small ships. Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon’s naval and area mission defense products, said Wednesday TALON RRWS combines the uses of the TALON laser-guided rocket and L-3’s Advanced Remote Weapon […] More

  • Raytheon Hands Rolling Airframe Missile System to US Navy; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Hands Rolling Airframe Missile System to US Navy; Rick Nelson Comments

    Raytheon has handed the initial batch of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy under the company“™s low rate production contract with the service branch. The company worked to upgrade Block 2 variant“™s kinematics, radio frequency receiver and control system, Raytheon said Wednesday. “Along with demonstrating a long-standing international partnership, the RAM program has […] More

  • Raytheon Self-Defense Missile Undergoes Navy Firing Test; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Self-Defense Missile Undergoes Navy Firing Test; Rick Nelson Comments

    A Raytheon missile designed to defend against anti-ship cruise missiles and airborne threats has completed its initial fleet firing test led by the U.S. Navy. Two Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 missiles from the USS Arlington attacked a subsonic target during the evaluations, Raytheon said Tuesday. Rick Nelson, vice president of naval and area defense […] More

  • Raytheon, Chemring to Demo Centurion Launcher; Rick Nelson, Mark Papworth Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Chemring to Demo Centurion Launcher; Rick Nelson, Mark Papworth Comment

    Raytheon and Chemring Group plan to test-fire missiles from a launcher as both companies seek to build products that work to defend against surface threats. Raytheon“™s missile systems business unit will launch several combat missiles from Chemring“™s Centurion that will work to detect, monitor and identify the target, Raytheon said Tuesday. The companies will demonstrate […] More

  • Raytheon, Navy Demo Rolling Airframe Missile; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Navy Demo Rolling Airframe Missile; Rick Nelson Comments

    Raytheon Co. and the U.S. Navy have upgraded and tested a missile designed to defend against hostile cruise missiles, airborne threats and surface objects. Four Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 missiles destroyed two targets during developmental tests from the Navy’s Self-Defense Test Ship, Raytheon said Thursday. Raytheon installed dual-mode, passive radio frequency and infrared guidance into […] More

  • Raytheon Builds Destroyer Radar, Gun System; Rick Nelson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Builds Destroyer Radar, Gun System; Rick Nelson Comments

    Raytheon has delivered a second close-in weapon system to Australia for that country’s newest air warfare destroyer, one year after handing over the first weapon to Australia. Australia will install the Phalanx Block 1B radar and gun system on the Brisbane destroyer and use the system to acquire, track and destroy enemy threats, the company […] More

  • Raytheon Delivers Record Number ESSMs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Delivers Record Number ESSMs

    Raytheon beat its own record in missile systems delivery in 2010 when it delivered 366 Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles, more than twice the amount delivered the year before. “We accomplished this delivery record in 2010 by improving our already robust manufacturing and engineering processes and by responding to increased customer demand,” said Rick Nelson, vice president […] More

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