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Raytheon awarded $700 million NORAD contract

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Raytheon has been awarded a $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support threat warnings and assessments for the North American Aerospace Defense Command Cheyenne Mountain Complex. Raytheon will provide sustainment services and products supporting the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment and other systems covered by the contract. The program provides NORAD authorities with accurate, timely and unambiguous…

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Contract ensures continuous improvement to Patriot air, missile defense system

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The U.S Army awarded a $212 million contract to Raytheon to continue improvements to the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The improvements, which will enhance Patriot’s capability and readiness, are funded by the U.S. and the 12 other Patriot partner nations through a shared engineering services agreement. “The U.S. and other Patriot partner…

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UTC announces leadership appointments

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United Technologies Corp. announced April 2 the appointment of Robert Leduc as president of Sikorsky Aircraft, succeeding Mick Maurer, who will move to the newly created position of UTC senior vice president, Strategic Projects. The appointments are effective immediately, and both Leduc and Maurer will report to UTC president and CEO Gregory Hayes. “It is…

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Navy issues contract mod to construct, procure Littoral Combat Ships

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The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a contract modification for one fully funded 2015 Littoral Combat Ship valued at $362 million, along with $79 million in advanced procurement funding for a second ship. The balance of the second ship will be funded by Dec. 31, 2015. The advanced procurement dollars approved…

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Sensor-to-missile capability gives war fighters remote, safe options

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Raytheon pushed battlefield situational awareness to a new, safer level by integrating existing sensor-to-missile technologies during a recent exercise at Camp Blanding, Fla. Raytheon Missile Systems engineers successfully connected two dismounted, remotely operated sensors to a soldier’s laptop and hand controller, sending commands directly to a nearby Griffin missile launcher. A Long Range Acquisition Scout…

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AirRobot, Northrop Grumman Remotec sign distribution agreement for unmanned aerial systems

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Northrop Grumman photograph An AirRobot unmanned aerial system flies at Fort Benning, Ga.. Northrop Grumman Remotec is the sole reseller of the systems to law enforcement and first responders under a distribution agreement signed recently. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. and AirRobot US have entered into a distribution agreement for AirRobot’s line of small unmanned…

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Raytheon awarded $528 million AMRAAM contract

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Raytheon has been awarded a $528,797,459 fixed-price incentive, firm target contract modification for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles. Raytheon will provide AMRAAM Lot 29 missiles and other AMRAAM system items. This contract involves foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be complete by January 2018. This award was booked…

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Raytheon, DRS team for Army’s third Generation IFLIR B-Kit

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Building on their combined platform integration experience, Raytheon and DRS Technologies have entered into a teaming agreement for the U.S. Army’s 3rd Generation Improved Forward Looking Infrared program B-Kit “Raytheon and DRS have teamed to provide an IFLIR solution that provides our military supremacy in reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition,” said Dr. Taylor Lawrence, president…

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U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon $91.5 million for MALD-J

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Raytheon Company received a $91.5 million U.S. Air Force contract modification award for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer missile. The contract modification is for Lot 8. Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be complete by June 2017. This award was booked in the first quarter 2015. MALDÆ is a state-of-the-art,…

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Raytheon receives $109 million for SM-6, SM-2 parts

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The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon $109,583,490 million to purchase the long-lead materials needed to meet Standard Missile-6 full-rate production requirements and Standard Missile-2 sustainment. This award was booked in the first quarter 2015. SM-6 is a surface-to-air supersonic missile capable of successfully engaging manned and unmanned aerial vehicles and fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. It also…

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