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Raytheon Company Wins $35 Million U.S. Air Force Aircraft Integration and Life Cycle Technical Support Contract
Feb 26 15
Raytheon Company was awarded a $35 million sole-source contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide aircraft integration and life-cycle technical support on an advanced bomb carriage and release system for aircraft. The advanced system will allow both the Air Force and U.S. Navy to perform more missions utilizing less aircraft. The Joint Miniature Munitions Bomb Rack Unit indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract began October 2014 and has an eight-year period of performance. In addition to being awarded the IDIQ contract, Raytheon has also received its first delivery order. Under this contract, Raytheon responsibilities include engineering, investigation and analysis, aircraft integration, testing, training, material and software updates, simulations, modeling, test hardware, initial spares and procurement of all associated hardware to support the activities.
Raytheon Company and NIMR Automotive to Integrate TALON Laser Guided Rockets onto UAE Ground Vehicle
Feb 24 15
Raytheon Company and NIMR Automotive are collaborating to equip NIMR armored vehicles with TALON Laser Guided Rockets. Using the Raytheon remote weapons station, each vehicle will carry 16 TALON LGRs. The RWS enables TALON to be fired from both stationary and moving vehicles, while an elevated sensor/designator enables the TALON to be fired from concealed positions ensuring mission effectiveness including survivability for the ground vehicle. In 2014, Raytheon began full-rate production of TALON LGR for the UAE Armed Forces. Under the signed contract, Raytheon will maintain full integration of the TALON system into the UAE Armed Forces to include logistics, training and warranty support.
Raytheon Company and Boeing Announces Partnership to Provide Command and Control Solution to Royal Saudi Air Force
Feb 24 15
Raytheon Company has announced that Boeing will join the Raytheon team to offer a comprehensive C5I (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence) solution for the modernization of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) command and control system. Raytheon would provide a specific and tailored C5I systems approach based on its Command View Mission Solutions suite of integrated and interoperable command and control capabilities. As the provider of the current RSAF command and control system, including the recent RSAF Air Operations Center, as well as the KSA MOD C4I System, Al Diriyah, Raytheon is uniquely positioned to provide the most comprehensive C5I solution to the Kingdom. Raytheon Command View Mission Solutions, fielded and operational in locations around the world, extend mission effectiveness from strategic operations centers to the tactical edge of the operational environment. The program pursuit will be led by ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture between Raytheon and Thales, and Raytheon Atheeb Systems Limited (RASL), the Raytheon and Atheeb Group joint venture in Saudi Arabia.
United States Government Approves Raytheon Company to Export Gallium Nitride - Based Active Electronically Scanned Array Patriot Sensor to Patriot Air and Missile Defense System Partner Nations
Feb 19 15
The United States government approved Raytheon Company to export a Gallium Nitride- (GaN) based Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Patriot sensor to Patriot Air and Missile Defense System partner nations. The proven and mature GaN-based AESA technology which will be incorporated into Patriot is used in the design of the U.S. Navy's new Air and Missile Defense Radar and a number of U.S. Air Force systems.
Raytheon Company Wins $15.5 Million System Development Contract from US Navy
Feb 17 15
The US Navy awarded a $15.5 million system development contract to Raytheon Company to develop a flexible, application-based architecture (ABA) for the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The ABA will allow mission commanders to rapidly field new or enhanced capabilities through third-party software applications. Raytheon's ABA design aligns with both the Department of Defense's 'Better Buying Power Initiatives' and the Navy's move towards open system architecture. Raytheon will deliver two prototype ABA systems, leveraging unique expertise in: Airborne COTS computing; Services-Oriented Architecture and Infrastructure; and software-based mission applications. The work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and completed by March 2017. The contract positions Raytheon for the engineering and manufacturing development phase scheduled for 2017.