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New US/Japanese Missile Readying For New Generation Of Threats [Sponsored]

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The joint venture on the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor between Raytheon and the Japanese defense industry could point the way for international defense cooperation in the future.

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What About JMS? Air Force Reanimates ‘Old Clunker’ Space Tracking System

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JMS was supposed to revolutionize how the US tracks objects in space. Its billion-dollar bust means the Air Force must revive SPADOC, a widely reviled vestige of the 1980s.

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One Missile, Many Missions: Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 [Sponsored]

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When it comes to Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6, there really is no comparison. It was most recently described by the Missile Defense Agency as the “Swiss-Army knife of missiles,” boasting three missions within one effector. That means a great deal to Navy commanders who have limited space onboard their ships and can wield anti-air warfare, ballistic… Keep reading →

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Israel Boosts Missile Defense By $8 Billion

Posted by Arie Egozi on


TEL AVIV: Faced with a growing missile threat, Israel will add $8 billion to improve its active and passive missile defense systems. This in addition to the money already allocated for this by the Israeli government and the U.S administration. Israeli sources said July 24 that the additional funds reflect the “growing threat” based on… Keep reading →

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Army, Navy Buy Raytheon’s Coyote Drone Weapon

Posted by Colin Clark on


  FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW: The US Army, witnessing the expanding use of commercial and light miltiary drones around the world, has bought Raytheon’s tube-launched Coyote drone to find, target and destroy them. The contract includes Raytheon’s KRFS radar. The Army is deploying the system. The company would not say how large the contract is, but… Keep reading →

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Raytheon Joins The Multi Domain Band

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Over the last 18 months the Air Force and Army have charged ahead on multi-domain and only Lockheed Martin has spoken publicly about its efforts to win related contracts. Today that changed as Raytheon’s VP Todd Probert sat down with me here to discuss how important Multi Domain is to his company.

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Eye On AF Weather Sat Decisions, Raytheon Offers VIIRS [Sponsored]

Posted by Otto Kreisher on


As the Air Force tries to decide — after more than a decade of false starts  — just what weather satellites and sensors it needs to build, a Raytheon executive says his company is conducting an internal assessment of how it could meet any emerging needs. “The Air Force now is going through a process, as… Keep reading →

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Raytheon’s GPS Ground Station, OCX, Rights Itself?

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WASHINGTON: After three years during which it’s been the Air Force’s greatest problem child, Raytheon’s next-generation ground control system for GPS satellites is back on track, the company’s top man on the program says. Ellen Lord, the head of Pentagon acquisition, and Will Roper, head of Air Force acquisition, met with Bill Sullivan and other… Keep reading →

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Raytheon Targets Army Multi-Domain Systems Like DeepStrike [Sponsored]

Posted by Otto Kreisher [Sponsored by Raytheon] on


As the new National Defense Strategy shifts the U.S. armed forces’ focus from combating violent extremists to confronting China and Russia, Raytheon is offering an array of multi-domain capabilities to modernize the Army “not just for today but tomorrow,” Kim Ernzen, executive vice president of the company’s Land Warfare Systems, says. Raytheon is particularly well… Keep reading →

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Raytheon Touts Cross Domain Solutions For Navy [Sponsored]

Posted by Otto Kreisher [Sponsored by Raytheon] on


As the surface Navy intensively strives to achieve the cross domain capabilities so essential to warfighting success against a near-peer competitor, Raytheon is using its wide spectrum of defense technologies to support those efforts. Modern warfare increasingly requires operations across all of the five domains of land air, surface, subsurface, space and cyberspace. A key… Keep reading →

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