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Roy Azevedo on Key Ideas That Drive Raytheon’s Military Tech Dev’t Efforts

A Forbes article about a conversation with Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon's space and airborne systems unit, highlights some of the ideas that drive the company’s military technology development initiatives. One of the ideas Azevedo cited is the transition from warfighting “platforms” toward the adoption of flexible “systems of systems” when it comes to modern warfare, according to the article published Monday.

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Lockheed Taps Raytheon for F-35 Sensor Development Work

Raytheon has been chosen to develop a sensor technology for F-35 pilots to obtain situational awareness and detect threats in battlespace. Lockheed Martin said Wednesday it picked Raytheon after a competitive process for the development of the Distributed Aperture System starting with the fighter program’s lot 15. Greg Ulmer, vice president and general manager of …

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Raytheon Puts AESA Radar Function Through Flight Test; Roy Azevedo Comments

Raytheon has completed a flight test of its APG-79(V)X AESA radar system fitted to F/A-18C/D Hornet jets to check detection, SAR mapping and air-to-air/air-to-ground functions. The company said Monday the radar system will aim to help extend the tactical advantage and relevance of the F/A-18C/D. The APG-79 system joins Raytheon’s APG-63(V)3 and APG-82(V)1 radars and also flies on the F/A-18E/F Super …

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Raytheon Tests Shooter Detection System; Roy Azevedo Comments

Raytheon expects to obtain approval from a U.S. military client by the end of 2014 after the company completes developmental testing on its helicopter-mounted shooter detection system, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta writes Raytheon developed the Boomerang Air system based on its Boomerang and Warrior X ground-based technologies. Roy Azevedo, Raytheon’s vice president …

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