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2009-11-19 09:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved a key milestone for the U.S. Navy as the Tactical Control System (TCS) was deployed recently on the USS McInerney to support a counternarcotics mission in Central America as part of the MQ-8B Fire Scout program. "This truly is a critical milestone on our road to success toward a full fleet introduction on Littoral Combat Ships," said Capt. Tim Dunigan, U.S. Navy. "Deploying Fire Scout aboard the USS...

2009-06-16 02:00:00

Open, non-proprietary ground system provides best long-term capability PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has tested a proven, open- software architecture unmanned ground system that enables one ground station to control multiple KillerBee Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). "We have taken a ground system, which is a variant of the U.S. Navy's Tactical Control System, and adapted it to a Linux operating system to make it hardware independent and fully scalable,"...

2009-04-29 09:00:00

System enhances Navy's unmanned ground system capabilities FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $16.5 million U.S. Navy contract to migrate the current Tactical Control System (TCS) to a Linux-based operating system and add upgrades to the system software. "From the inception of TCS, the Navy's vision has been to develop a common unmanned aircraft ground system for multiple platforms," U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Dunigan said. "Taking TCS to the...

2009-01-30 08:00:00

Achieving standard enables seamless unmanned ground system interoperability FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved another industry first from NATO for the U.S. Navy Tactical Control System. The so-called STANAG (Standardization Agreement) 4586 certification confirms that the TCS is the only unmanned ground control system conforming to the NATO standard. "This is a great accomplishment for the Navy, Raytheon and the TCS program," said Capt....


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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