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Raytheon Demos Enhanced Paveway II GBU-50s For French Airforce

Raytheon Demos Enhanced Paveway II GBU-50s For French Airforce

Raytheon and the French Air Force completed a demonstration of a penetrator variant of a Paveway GBU-50 from a Mirage 2000D multirole fighter jet. The weapon met all flight objectives and scored a direct hit against a reinforced concrete slab. […]


Raytheon secures first international customer for its F-16 RACR AESA radar

Raytheon secures first international customer for its F-16 RACR AESA radar

Raytheon Company has signed a contract with BAE Systems in support of upgrading the Republic of Korea’s fleet of more than 130 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft. As a key subcontractor to BAE Systems, the company will provide an integrated solution […]


Raytheon Receives Contract for Ground Based Air Defense System for Oman

Raytheon Receives Contract for Ground Based Air Defense System for Oman

Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a direct commercial sales contract from The Sultanate of Oman for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). The award, valued at $1.28 billion, includes ground support equipment, a full training package, and technical assistance. […]


Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon has received a resume work order from the U.S. Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar. The order followed the official Government Accountability Office update of its database to reflect the status of the […]


Patriot missiles demonstrate field readiness

Patriot missiles demonstrate field readiness

Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System test fired nine Patriot missiles at McGregor Range, N.M., during its annual Field Surveillance Program (FSP), successfully engaging inbound and outbound unmanned air breathing targets. This was the first FSP conducted with the […]


Raytheon demonstrates unparalleled precision in live-fire testing of self-propelled howitzer

Raytheon demonstrates unparalleled precision in live-fire testing of self-propelled howitzer

The U.S. Army and Raytheon have fired 10 precision-guided Excalibur projectiles during the final phase of compatibility testing at Yuma Proving Ground. This live-fire demonstration, funded by the U.S., Germany and supported by Raytheon-funded initial testing, marked the completion of […]


Raytheon completes first live-fire test of CENTURION launcher

Raytheon completes first live-fire test of CENTURION launcher

Raytheon and Chemring Group have fired a Javelin missile from the multirole CENTURION launcher during testing at the Defence Training Estate on Salisbury Plain in England. “We’re bringing an entirely new dimension to ship self-defense by providing a sea-based, inside-the-horizon […]


US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time

The U.S. Navy is deploying Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the initial operational capability milestone for the U.S. Navy’s newest, most advanced extended range area defense weapon. “We’re very pleased to achieve initial operational capability on schedule,” […]


Patriot performance excels in PAC-3 test firing

Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. “Patriot’s successful track record is […]


 
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