Tag Archives: RIS

Raytheon Books Air Force Contract for High-Energy Laser Weapon Delivery

High-energy laser system

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 Embraces DevSecOps in Software Modernization; David Appel Quoted

David Appel VP Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business is applying a DevSecOps approach in efforts to speed up software development and enhancement processes. “The threat model is changing. Spend more time on the software and the threats, and you can react more quickly," said David Appel, vice president of defense and civil solutions at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

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Raytheon Unit Wins DARPA Millimeter-Wave Digital Array Phase 2 Contract; Tay Fitzgerald Quoted

Tay Fitzgerald VP Raytheon Intell and Space

A Raytheon Technologies business unit has secured a $12.7M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop phased array antenna technology using a “building blocks“ approach for the second phase of DARPA's Millimeter-Wave Digital Arrays program. “Millimeter-wave is less crowded than other parts of the RF spectrum on the battlefield, but current hardware is complex, tailored to a specific task and not interoperable,“ said Tay Fitzgerald, vice president for advanced concepts and technology at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

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