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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 […]


US Army Soldiers Test JLENS In Real-World Scenarios

US Army Soldiers Test JLENS In Real-World Scenarios

UTAH TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Utah — The U.S. Army completed Early User Testing (EUT) of the Raytheon Company-developed JLENS. During the six-week-long EUT, soldiers tested JLENS’ ability to operate in a number of complex scenarios that replicated an operational […]


Early hardware delivery enables deployment of crucial missile defense radar

Early hardware delivery enables deployment of crucial missile defense radar

The Missile Defense Agency will soon have available a deployment-ready AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to help counter the more than 6,300 ballistic missiles outside of U.S., NATO, Russian and Chinese control. Raytheon has delivered a cooling equipment unit (CEU) […]


Raytheon’s advanced uncooled thermal technology preferred by international land forces

Raytheon’s advanced uncooled thermal technology preferred by international land forces

A recent international contract brings Raytheon awards for uncooled thermal systems for allied countries to more than $75 million over the last 12 months. Under the contracts, Raytheon will deliver PhantomIRxr bioculars, thermal weapon sights and driver’s vision enhancer (DVE) […]


 
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