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Test Flight Confirms Suitability of Latest Raytheon AESA for Hornet Upgrades

Test Flight Confirms Suitability of Latest Raytheon AESA for Hornet Upgrades

A successful flight test of the Raytheon-built APG-79(V)X AESA radar system has demonstrated the functions needed to extend the combat relevance of F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft for 15 to 20 years. Hornet fleets upgrading to the new APG-79V(X) radar will receive […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


United States Welcomes Polish Missile Defense Tender

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States welcomes today’s announcement from the Polish Ministry of Defense that Raytheon’s PATRIOT system has been awarded the “Vistula” integrated air and missile defense tender. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization program and strong […]


Israel Successfully Tests US-Backed Missile Shield

Israel Successfully Tests US-Backed Missile Shield

A new Israeli air defense system has stood up to a series of recent live tests. During a visit from Republican House Speaker John Boehner, Israel’s defense minister said “David’s Sling” could be operational next year. Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe […]


TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

First launches of wireless-guided missiles from airborne platform In the first of its kind launch, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW®) 2A radio frequency (RF) practice missiles from an AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter during a December exercise. […]


Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Systems to go aboard Apache helicopters Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $35 million contract to deliver Stinger® missiles and air-to-air launchers to the Republic of Korea Army in support of their recent procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters. Under the […]


Raytheon unveils extended range AMRAAM

AMRAAM NASAMS Launcher

AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defense Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun development on an extended range variant of the combat-proven Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM®). Designed specifically for ground-based air defense, AMRAAM-ER […]


Upgrades boost BMD radar’s performance during missile raid

Raytheon's AN/TPY-2 missile defense radar

Raytheon AN/TPY-2 radar to gain better discrimination of threats and non-threats The U.S. and its friends and allies will soon have improved defenses against ballistic missile raids — large quantities of simultaneously impacting ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has […]


Small Diameter Bomb II Completes Live Fire Tests

Small Diameter Bomb II

Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force completed two successful Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) all-up round live fire test flights that demonstrated the weapon’s ability to detect, track and destroy moving targets. The flight tests, which took place […]


 
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