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2011-08-16 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has upgraded the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) nodes for the Kansas and Indiana Air National Guard with the latest net-centric, cost-efficient and service-interoperable capabilities. The DCGS upgrade allows the Guard's 181st and 184th Intelligence Wings to process data from the Predator, Global Hawk and U2 aircraft. The upgrade provides a two-fold increase in imagery processing capability and also gives the...

2011-08-05 08:00:00

DULLES, Va., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected to support an insider threat research program led by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The goal of the DARPA Anomaly Detection at Multiple Scales (ADAMS) program is to create, adapt and apply technology to the problem of anomaly characterization and detection in large data sets. In order to build algorithms to better detect anomalous behaviors, the ADAMS project will use data...

2011-07-29 08:00:00

DULLES, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, to market RShield(TM), Raytheon's advanced malware detection product. Traditional malware detection solutions such as antivirus, spam gateways and firewalls, have failed to address sophisticated, socially engineered, polymorphic, zero-day attacks. As a result, attacks of this nature have eroded the...

2011-06-21 03:30:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a one-year subcontract worth $24.7 million for support services of the ground station elements of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system. Work under this contract will provide field support services to the mission control and launch and recovery elements for 10 Global Hawk ground stations deployed globally and operating at multiple domestic and international locations,...

2011-04-19 19:31:00

PHOENIX, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell's (NYSE: HON) T-Hawk Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) is helping emergency workers at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility get up-close video and photos inside the plant as they work to limit further radiation releases. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) Three Honeywell employees, trained to fly the unmanned T-Hawks remotely, have flown five successful missions and captured hours of video and dozens of photos of...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System) has successfully demonstrated tracking targets of opportunity in the Salt Lake City air space. Testing and integration of the system is being conducted at the Utah Test and Training Range. This successful test follows a number of program milestones, including the first full-power transmit from the fire control radar. During...

2011-03-09 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To arm warfighters with the ability to rapidly detect and neutralize insider threats, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has teamed with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for a study about insider threats on war front lines. Cadets from West Point's department of electrical engineering and computer science are conducting a study to determine how insiders typically attack within a forward operating base on war front lines. They will then...

2011-03-08 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $42 million U.S. Air Force contract for additional AN/AAQ-29A forward looking infrared imaging systems for installation on Pave Hawk HH-60G helicopters. Deliveries are expected to be completed by February 2013. The AN/AAQ-29A systems will replace the AN/AAQ-16 FLIR currently installed on U.S. Air Force HH-60G helicopters. "These new systems will give our customers the additional capabilities...

2011-03-07 07:00:00

HARLOW, England, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was selected to supply a radar system to replace legacy equipment at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom under an extension to NATS' Radar Site Services (RSS) program. The delivery and installation of the system will provide NATS with commonality across its en route surveillance infrastructure and, in this case, provide the same equipment being supplied to other major airports where NATS provides engineering...


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