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2013-12-16 08:20:55

DARPA's Plan X aims to create a unified, multi-functional interface for cyber operations CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies is working on the Plan X program, which seeks to help U.S. government agencies plan, execute and assess cyber network operations. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). "Plan X is an entirely new approach for planning and executing cyber operations," said Dr. Jack Marin,...

2013-12-09 08:21:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech, Inc. are collaborating on a $4.8 million contract award under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's VET program. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The VET (Vetting Commodity IT Software and Firmware) program seeks to help U.S. government agencies address the threat of malicious code and hidden "backdoor" access in commodity IT...

2013-10-22 08:22:45

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has adapted its life-saving Boomerang shooter detection technology to protect helicopter crews. Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is the world leader in shooter detection technology and has been providing Boomerang vehicle, fixed site and soldier-wearable shooter detection/location systems for the U.S. and its allies since 2003. Helicopters are highly...

2013-06-26 12:21:32

Pioneer of secure communications over open networks is second member of Raytheon BBN Technologies team to receive prestigious honor in as many years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies Chief Scientist Stephen Kent has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his groundbreaking contributions in cybersecurity. Over three decades, Kent's work has laid the foundation for modern Internet and email security encryption methods and standards....

2013-05-28 08:20:57

Program to automate big data search, indexing and analysis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $1.7 million in funding by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) under the Foresight and Understanding from Scientific Exposition (FUSE) program. This funding follows $5.2 million awarded in the first phase of the program. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)....

2013-02-01 16:22:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for "sustained innovation through the engineering of first-of-a kind, practical systems in acoustics, signal processing, and information technology." President Barack Obama presented the medal in a White House ceremony Friday. The National Medals are the highest honors that the U.S. government bestows upon scientists, engineers and inventors. The National Medal...

2012-12-04 08:21:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $16 million under the Deep Exploration and Filter of Text (DEFT) program, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Government analysts collect and process huge amounts of data from a variety of sources to create and assess plans and to execute missions. Advances in...

2012-11-05 08:22:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has selected the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Wireless Network after Next (WNaN) radios to support the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 experiment at Fort Bliss. The WNaN team consists of DARPA; Raytheon BBN Technologies, which provides the applications, networking and integration capabilities for this next generation platform; and Cobham Sensor Systems LLC, which provides innovative, low cost...

2012-07-16 02:20:27

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies an additional $5.9 million in funding under the Multilingual Automatic Document Classification, Analysis and Translation (MADCAT) program. This award follows Raytheon BBN's success during the first four years of the MADCAT program. BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The Raytheon BBN team's goal is to create a prototype...

2012-06-26 02:20:32

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $2.2 million in funding under the Quantum Computer Science (QCS) program sponsored by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The goal of the program is to create tools and methods that integrate all aspects of the quantum computer -- from hardware to software -- in a single framework, resulting in unified resource...