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Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon Company successfully completed its first two Guide to Hit (GTH) test series of the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) program for the United States Marine Corps. This GTH tested the structural integrity and the kinematic capability of the round […]


Raytheon completes critical component of ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar

AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel air defense radars

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the manufacturing of an Antenna Equipment Unit for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar. An integral part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), the AN/TPY-2 searches, discriminates between threats and non-threats, acquires and […]


Raytheon, Falck Schmidt unveil remotely operated long-range surveillance system

Raytheon, Falck Schmidt unveil remotely operated long-range surveillance system

Raytheon and Falck Schmidt Defence Systems are debuting a remotely operated, mast-mounted, long-range reconnaissance and surveillance (LRRS) forward looking infrared (FLIR) system. The new system, displayed at the DSEI trade show, provides greater situational awareness while enhancing soldier safety by […]


Raytheon awarded Phalanx upgrade contract

Raytheon awarded Phalanx upgrade contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $136.2 million contract for federal FY13 to re-manufacture, overhaul and upgrade 19 Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems and produce four SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems. This contract includes a $94.8 million option for FY14 covering […]


Raytheon moves forward on DARPA Persistent Close Air Support program

Raytheon moves forward on DARPA Persistent Close Air Support program

Raytheon is moving forward with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on the agency’s Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program, whose software could enable ground troops to receive close air support sooner by improving coordination among joint terminal attack controllers, […]


Raytheon Stinger Trainer Demonstrates Accuracy In Finland VSHORADS Field Trials

Raytheon Stinger Trainer Demonstrates Accuracy In Finland VSHORADS Field Trials

Raytheon Company’s Stinger demonstrated flawless performance in recent Very Short Range Air Defense System (SHORADS) field trials in Finland. During the trials, six Finnish gunners were trained on three missile system tracking trainers. Using the trainer, each Finnish gunner successfully […]


Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Raytheon’s new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully launched a PAC-3 missile to engage a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This test was the culmination of two years of testing of the […]


Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

The U.S. Navy completed the first fleet firing of Raytheon’s Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 as part of its ongoing developmental and operational testing (DT/OT). In an at-sea test conducted from the USS Arlington (LPD 24), two RAM Block 2 […]


US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force intercepted for the first time an anti-ship cruise missile surrogate using Raytheon’s Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) cued by JLENS. An affordable, elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system, JLENS uses a powerful integrated […]


 
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