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2014-07-15 04:20:20

Game changing technology to enable 360 coverage, increase performance and reliability, and lower life cycle costs TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated their successful prototyping of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) technologies into the US Patriot Air and Missile Defense System radar. In addition to enabling future 360 sensor coverage, these technologies will significantly increase the defended...

2014-07-14 04:20:33

Enhanced missile will counter swarming boat threat LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed the latest guided flight test of its SeaGriffin(TM) missile. The test further demonstrated the effectiveness of SeaGriffin's semi-active laser guidance system, and the missile's ability to capture images from a newly-added imaging infrared seeker (IIR). During the Raytheon-funded test, a SeaGriffin missile, launched from an integrated surface launch...

2014-07-14 04:20:31

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2016. This award is a result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2012, 2013 and...

2014-07-14 04:20:29

F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts. Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter's ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following a successful fit check on the F/A-18E/F, initial planning...

2014-07-13 04:20:14

Software demo highlights legacy system compatibility and increased security LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Army helicopter fleet will benefit from the first major radio system upgrade since 2005. The radios will meet the government's data security requirements and work seamlessly with legacy communications systems, making installation easy and saving millions in integration costs. In a recent software demonstration at the...

2014-07-13 04:20:10

Mode 5 capabilities feature increased secure identification, better data-handling LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Hitachi Kokusai, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is leading Japan's P-1 maritime surveillance aircraft modernization project. The upgrade features Raytheon's Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders containing modern technologies, which include a new waveform that identifies and tracks military aircraft. "The Japanese Navy will have an...

2014-07-13 04:20:08

Bombers, refueling tankers among the first with ADS-B LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started integrating Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities for the U.S. Air Force's largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft tracking technology. Air Force bombers, cargo planes and refueling tankers are receiving...

2014-07-13 04:20:06

Test marks first dual AMRAAM shots from any F-35 variant LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Air Force pilot successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM 120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from an F-35B fighter aircraft. The missiles tracked and engaged two aerial targets during a Weapon Delivery Accuracy mission in Southern California. The test marked the first dual AMRAAM shot from any F-35 variant, and the first live AMRAAM shot from the F-35B....

2014-07-09 08:20:58

Raytheon GPS receiver demonstrates advanced anti-jamming, high-security capabilities of new Military-code signal EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has demonstrated successful operation of its next-generation Military-code GPS signal in a jamming environment using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) receiver. In a recent test, the Raytheon-built Miniaturized Airborne GPS Receiver 2000 (MAGR2K) maintained GPS satellite tracking and provided accurate...

2014-07-03 12:21:29

Work will be completed in Tucson by 2017 TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $163,223,113 fixed-price/fixed-price-incentive/cost-plus-incentive contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) Program Support and Sustainment (PSAS). The PSAS contract provides sustaining engineering, program management, contractor logistics support and accomplishes the diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage tasks of...


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