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2014-06-24 08:21:17

Raytheon completes preparing JLENS radar for contingency deployment TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Should the U.S. or its allies need enhanced protection against cruise missiles, hostile airplanes, sea-borne threats or unmanned aircraft, military commanders will have a new system at their disposal. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has finished preparing a blimp-borne radar system previously used for testing, for use as a rapidly deployable strategic asset. JLENS is a powerful...

2014-06-22 20:20:11

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a Missile Defense Agency test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) destroyed a complex, long-range ballistic missile target in space. It was the ninth intercept for the GMD program, which is designed to protect the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attack by destroying incoming threats outside of the Earth's atmosphere. "This...

2014-06-19 08:21:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrescoAg Corporation (CrescoAg) and Raytheon Company (Raytheon) have entered into an exclusive agreement to develop a new generation of agricultural technologies and analytics designed to help agriculture producers increase productivity and manage their operations more efficiently. The CrescoAg-Raytheon collaboration will pair Raytheon's demonstrated capabilities in engineering, climatic science, analytics, sensor technology and systems...

2014-06-17 12:21:55

Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang system selected for multiple utility sites CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang, originally developed for the U.S. Army, will provide shooter detection capabilities at multiple utility sites in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Boomerang is the most widely fielded gunshot detection system in the world, with more than 10,000 systems deployed globally. Raytheon BBN Technologies is making the...

2014-06-17 08:20:51

Over 180 partners recognized for exceptional performance in 2013 TEWKSBURY, Mass, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recognized the exceptional performance of over 180 supplier partners that support the company's Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Honored at IDS' annual Supplier Excellence Awards event, suppliers from around the globe were recognized with 3-, 4- and 5-Star awards, measured on quality standards, on-time delivery, process...

2014-06-16 04:20:12

Tests further validate surface-launched AMRAAM's role in ground-based air defense PARIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) successfully fired four Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) from a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). All four AMRAAMS intercepted their airborne targets during the annual live fire exercise at the Andoya Rocket Range in Northern Norway....

2014-06-16 04:20:09

New variant will reduce cost, increase warfighter survivability PARIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) 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 two new TOW missile subassemblies that will address obsolescence,...

2014-06-15 04:20:05

New variant guided successfully to target with laser PARIS, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a company-funded R&D initiative, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) 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 offset, target after being terminally guided with a laser designator. The new variant incorporates a laser spot tracker (LST) into the...

2014-06-12 04:20:19

Raytheon establishes another partnership with Polish defense industry TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it will partner with Bumar Elektronika on the design and development of a modernized Patriot Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) antenna. This new antenna is a key element of the advanced Patriot 360 degree radar proposed by Raytheon for Poland's medium-range air and missile defense system program named "WISLA." The component...

2014-06-11 08:21:14

TUCSON, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $115.5 million contract to remanufacture, overhaul and provide upgrades to Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems (CIWS). The CIWS is an integral element of the Navy's Fleet Defense In-Depth concept and the Ship Self-Defense Program. Work under the contract, which was signed during the second quarter 2014, is expected to be completed by September 2017. Close-in Defense SolutionsPhalanx is a...


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