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  • Navy, MDA Perform Second Interception Test With Raytheon-Made Missile - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy, MDA Perform Second Interception Test With Raytheon-Made Missile

    The U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency have tested the interception performance of the Raytheon-made Standard Missile-3‘s Block-IIA variant with a land-launched target. The Navy’s USS John Finn destroyer launched the SM-3 IIA missile to intercept the ballistic target during the test in Hawaii, marking the missile’s second fulfilled interception, Raytheon said Friday. “This second […] More

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    Raytheon-Rheinmetall Team to Offer Lynx for Army's Next-Gen Combat Vehicle Program; Taylor Lawrence Quoted

    Raytheon and Rheinmetall's defense business have partnered to offer an optionally manned platform for the U.S. Army's Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program. The industry team plans to propose the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the service's NGCV program that seeks to replace the Bradley combat vehicle, Raytheon said Monday. Army Futures Command has made NGCV one […] More

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    U.S. MDA, Japan Test Raytheon-Made Interceptor Missile

    The Missile Defense Agency and Japan’s maritime self-defense force demonstrated the interceptor function of a Raytheon-made missile during a recent flight test near Kauai, Hawaii. Japan’s JS Atago launched Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 Block IB unit to intercept a ballistic missile target with the support of the U.S. Navy, Raytheon said Wednesday. The test confirms the ship’s compatibility with […] More

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    Taylor Lawrence: Raytheon, DARPA Explore Hypersonic Weapon Concept

    Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon‘s missile systems business, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the company and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have partnered in an effort to develop a hypersonic air-breathing weapon concept. He added the company is in discussions with DARPA regarding boost-glide weapons and is working with the U.S. Army on hypersonic projectiles. […] More

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    Raytheon-Kongsberg Team to Build Weapon System for Navy ‘Over-the-Horizon’ Mission

    Raytheon has partnered with Kongsberg Gruppen to produce a missile system intended for over-the-horizon defense missions onboard the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships and frigates. The military service picked the companies’ joint Naval Strike Missile offering to support OTH missions under a potential $847.6 million contract, Raytheon said Friday. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon’s missile systems business, said the team […] More

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    Raytheon Opens Tucson Facilities for Missile Systems Business Expansion Push

    Raytheon has dedicated new facilities in Tucson, Ariz., as part of efforts to increase the operational capacity of the company’s mission systems business. Construction of the unit’s new testing facility, customer access center and multipurpose building is scheduled for completion this year, Raytheon said Thursday. “Our expansion supports the nation’s military, the security of America’s allies and the U.S., state […] More

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    Raytheon SM-3 Intercepts Missile Target in NATO-Led Exercise

    Raytheon‘s Standard Missile-3 technology has engaged and intercepted a ballistic missile target off the coast of Scotland during a NATO-led multinational operational exercise. The SM-3 test occurred as part of the Formidable Shield 17 missile defense exercise that replicated naval and air battle scenarios, Raytheon said Tuesday. The company also provided Standard Missile-2 and Evolved Seasparrow Missile units for the […] More

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    Report: Raytheon to Expand Operations, Create 60 Manufacturing Jobs in New Mexico

    Raytheon will expand its existing 103,000-square-foot facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and add 60 manufacturing jobs in the next six years, Albuquerque Business First reported Friday. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced the company's expansion plan that will receive $850,000 in funds from the state's economic development agency through the Local Economic Development Act and […] More

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    Raytheon Opens Missile Tech Warehouse on Navajo Nation

    Raytheon has completed a $5 million warehouse at the company’s facility on the Navajo Nation near Farmington, New Mexico. The three-hectare warehouse is part of Raytheon’s 9.5-hectare Dine facility that was established on the Navajo Nation more than 25 years ago, the company said Monday. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon’s missile systems business, said the project was supported by […] More

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    Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test

    A Raytheon defensive missile has completed the first U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency flight test that sought to evaluate its capacity to intercept ballistic missile threats. Raytheon said Saturday the USS John Paul Jones guided missile destroyer launched the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA during the test to intercept a land-launched target. The demonstration sought to evaluate the performance of the SM-3 […] More

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    Raytheon, Air Force Partner to Update Missile Signal Processor Tech

    Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force will collaborate to develop a new signal processor for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile as part of a refresh program that seeks to extend production of the system beyond 2020. The company said Tuesday the service branch launched the Form Fit Function Refresh effort as the government-industry team marks milestone for the 20,000th AMRAAM unit. AMRAAM is designed to […] More

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    Navy Tests Raytheon-Built Guided Missiles; Taylor Lawrence Comments

    The U.S. Navy has fired two Raytheon-built guided missiles to intercept a medium-range ballistic missile target at sea during a recent test event. Standard Missile-6 Dual I launched from the USS John Paul Jones during the demonstration and destroyed the target in its final seconds of flight, Raytheon said Monday. “This test showcased the flexibility […] More

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