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  • Raytheon to Manufacture Naval Strike Missile Launchers at Kentucky Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Manufacture Naval Strike Missile Launchers at Kentucky Facility

    Raytheon has been selected to manufacture the Naval Strike Missile at a company facility in Louisville, Kentucky under an initial contract with Norway-based Kongsberg Defence Systems. Waltham, Mass.-based Raytheon said Wednesday it will also conduct final assembly, integration and tests of the NSM at a site in Tucson, Arizona. Taylor Lawrence, Raytheon missile systems president, said the contract will help create additional job opportunities while providing launchers […] More

  • 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

  • Raytheon to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy's Phalanx Weapon Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy's Phalanx Weapon Systems

    Raytheon has been awarded a $42.2 million contract modification with the U.S. Navy to exercise options for support to the Phalanx weapon systems designed to counter anti-ship missile threats. Raytheon will perform design agent engineering and technical support services on Phalanx and SeaRAM for the U.S. as well as Turkey, Australia, Japan, Canada, U.K., South Korea, Bahrain, Pakistan and […] 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

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