Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 12:40 EDT

Latest Raytheon Missile Systems Stories

2012-10-08 07:20:22

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $349 million five-year, multi-year contract to provide heavy anti-tank, wireless precision-assault missiles for the U.S. government. Raytheon received the award during its third quarter. Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver 6,676 of the new wireless TOW (tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided) missiles that receive commands from the gunner through a wireless guidance link,...

2012-09-24 02:20:40

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) began operational testing of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD(®)-J). After completing a highly successful developmental test phase, the MALD-J team achieved four successful flights in four attempts. MALD-J adds radar-jamming capability to the basic MALD platform. MALD is a state-of-the-art, low-cost flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and programmable. It...

2012-09-21 10:21:20

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent U.S. Army and Navy test proved the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS can integrate with defensive systems currently in the U.S. Navy's inventory to provide, for the first time, overland cruise missile defense from the sea. During the test, a JLENS' fire-control radar acquired and tracked a surrogate anti-ship cruise missile target. The track information was passed to sailors via the Raytheon-made Cooperative...

2012-09-05 02:21:52

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed testing of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) upgrades, which make the combat-proven missile more precise and accurate, while reducing collateral damage. HARM suppresses or destroys surface-to-air missile radars, early warning radars and radar-directed air defense artillery systems. The upgrade, called the HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM), adds a GPS receiver and an improved inertial measurement...

2012-09-04 02:21:07

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $230 million contract for 14 Standard Missile-3 Block IA missiles and five SM-3 Block IB missiles. The SM-3 Block IA missiles will bolster the nation's inventory that is deployed around the world today aboard U.S and Japanese Navy ships. Designed to destroy short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats in space, Raytheon's SM-3 Block IB includes an enhanced two-color...

2012-08-30 02:21:17

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is marking the 40th anniversary of the combat-proven AGM-65 Maverick missile. Maverick was first produced and delivered to the U.S. Air Force in August of 1972. Raytheon has continued to evolve the missile to meet today's needs. Maverick is a versatile precision-guided missile that is effective against a wide variety of fixed, stationary, moving and maneuvering targets, both on land and at sea. With more than 7,800...

2012-08-21 02:20:45

POINT MUGU SEA TEST RANGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. "This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and strike a precise point on a moving ship using the weapon's autonomous terminal seeker,"...

2012-08-07 10:22:14

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a successful warhead and guidance system test of its Pyros(TM) small tactical munition. The end-to-end test validated the weapon's guidance modes (semi-active laser and global positioning system), its height-of-burst sensor, electronic safe and arm device, and multi-effects warhead. "All systems functioned perfectly," said Tom Bussing, vice president of Advanced Missile Systems for Raytheon...

2012-08-02 02:22:17

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 2,000th Evolved SeaSparrow Missile to the NATO SeaSparrow Consortium. "ESSM is a model for global operations, and the delivery of our 2,000th missile demonstrates the significant commitment of our international team to continue providing this critical capability to the warfighter," said Ed Roesly, Raytheon Missile Systems' ESSM program director. "We have delivered ESSMs for a decade and expect continued...

2012-08-01 02:21:17

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $51.7 million contract for low rate initial production of the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to more than $105 million. RAM Block 2 features enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, a new rocket motor, and an upgraded control and autopilot system. "This next-generation...