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  •  Raytheon gets $71 million radar contract from Air Force
    Raytheon gets $71 million radar contract from Air Force
    Defense contractors are huge in the news these days with the current conflicts around the globe. The U.S. Air force announced today that Raytheon beat out Northup Grumman and Lockheed Martin for their next generation, long-range radar system. The...
  • Space Fence
    Lockheed Martin to build space-junk tracker
    Lockheed Martin edged out Raytheon for a $915-million contract to help the U.S. Air Force keep better tabs on dangerous debris in space, the Pentagon announced June 2.The contract calls for a “Space Fence” ground-based radar to be...
  • New jammer
    Raytheon forms electronic warfare unit
    Fresh off its victory in the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) competition, Raytheonis standing up a “mission area” to focus on the military technology known as electronic warfare (EW), the company announced Feb. 11.The...
  • Ship radar
    Protest of Navy radar contract withdrawn
    Lockheed Martin said Jan. 13 that it has stopped protesting the U.S. Navy’s selection of a competitor to develop the ship-based Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).Lockheed Martin had challenged the AMDR contract award “because we...
  • U.S. Department of Defense
    U.S. Department of Defense gives Raytheon in McKinney Texas a great end to 2013
    McKinney Texas’s Raytheon can thank the United States Department of Defense for closing out 2013 with a bang. The U.S. Navy has recently granted Raytheon $8,977,748 in a modification to an awarded contract for “sensor retrofits”....
  • Protest
    Navy radar contract challenged
    Lockheed Martin said Oct. 23 that it has filed a formal protest over the U.S. Navy’s decision to pick Raytheon to develop the ship-based Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).Raytheon won the job by beating out both Lockheed Martin and...
  • Radar win
    Raytheon wins Navy radar competition
    The U.S. Navy late Oct. 10 tapped Raytheon to develop a “next generation” radar for its DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers.Raytheon beat Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman for the $386-million engineering and...
  • In a jam
    Navy airborne-jammer contract draws protest
    BAE Systems, which recently lost a competition to develop the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ), has filed a protest challenging the Navy’s decision to award the contract to Raytheon, a BAE spokesman said July 19.“The...
  • Raytheon military applications.
    Growth of GaN chips in military applications
    The use of gallium nitride (GaN) in defense-related electronic devices has only increased over the last decade, and more growth is expected in the near-term after numerous advances and developments in this material technology. A market research...
  • Video: Its a bird, its a plane, its Raytheon's decoy named MALD-J
    Video: Its a bird, its a plane, its Raytheon's decoy named MALD-J
    The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company announced on Sunday that they recently completed a four-year development program of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J) under budget.MALD confuses enemy air defenses by duplicating friendly...
  • Missile milestone
    AIM-9X air-to-air missile hits milestone
    Raytheon announced June 15 that it has delivered the 5,000th AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile, achieving a major milestone in the longtime program.Raytheon revealed the news in Paris, where defense firms and others are preparing to display...
  • Missile milestone
    Navy's SM-6 missile cleared for full-rate production
    The Standard Missile-6 (SM-6), the U.S. Navy’s new ship-launched defense against hostile aircraft and missiles, has received Pentagon approval to enter full-rate production, prime contractor Raytheon said May 22.The decision will boost the...
  • Space Fence
    Air Force's space-tracking radar nears contract award
    Two major defense companies -- Lockheed Martin and Raytheon -- are vying to build a ground-based radar that will help the U.S. Air Force keep better tabs on dangerous debris in space.The two firms announced in November that they submitted...
  • Cyberbeing
    RIOT raises privacy and identity theft concerns
    New software, developed by a government defense contractor, can put all the pieces of one or more social networking sites together to track and profile users and predict their next move. One can envision how this software can be useful for law...
  • Video: Raytheon wins contract to design new mini spy satellites
    Video: Raytheon wins contract to design new mini spy satellites
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a $1.5 million contract to Raytheon Company underthe agency’s SeeMe satellite program. SeeMe stands for Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements. During the next nine months,...