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Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. The defence ministry said in a statement it […]


US missile defense system strikes target in test

US missile defense system strikes target in test

The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States successfully intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, with a $40 billion price […]


Raytheon Conducts First Live Fire Test of Excalibur S

Raytheon Conducts First Live Fire Test of Excalibur S

In a company-funded R&D initiative, Raytheon Company successfully fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target location, it scored a direct hit on a different, or […]


Raytheon, Thales Team to Upgrade TOW Missile

Raytheon, Thales Team to Upgrade TOW Missile

Raytheon Company and Thales have signed a 27-month development and five-year production agreement in support of future improvements of Raytheon’s tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) weapon system. Thales has committed a £13.5M (~$20.2 million) investment in the design and qualification of […]


Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache helicopter

Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache helicopter

Air worthiness release certification moves program toward operational employment Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army have completed the certification process for air worthiness release (AWR) of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket (LGR) on the Apache AH-64D/E Attack helicopter. The […]


Raytheon Tests New Guidance System for Tomahawk Cruise Missile

Raytheon Tests New Guidance System for Tomahawk Cruise Missile

Raytheon Company (RTN) successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment. The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon’s […]


US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach. “The SM-3 Block IB’s completion of initial […]


Operating capability on Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System Reached

Operating capability on Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System Reached

The U.S. Navy has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) on the MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System that includes the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Griffin missile. The milestone comes as the Navy continues to conduct littoral security operations in areas […]


US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company delivered its ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency, six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic […]


 
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