Raytheon

December 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $77 million contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to continue upgrading Patriot missiles by adding the capability to engage and destroy cruise and ballistic missiles.

December 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Technical Services Company is being awarded a $14 million modification to continue the effort to transition the Wide-Body Airborne Sensor Platform from initial operating capability to full operating capability. The Missile Defense Agency, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

November 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $40 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services to support standard missile production programs. This contract includes options that if exercised could bring the cumulative value of the contract to $334.4 million. The contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and the Foreign Military Sales Program countries.

November 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $77.4 million firm-fixed-fee-price contract by the U.S. Army for the continuous technology refreshment of Patriot PAC2 Forebodies to Guidance Enhanced Missile Plus (GEM) Frequency Generator Upgrades.

November 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Department of Homeland Security contract to develop a Stand-Off Warning Against Radiological Materials technology. The contract has a potential value of $2.9 million if all options are exercised.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $54 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue design and development of a Multiple Kill Vehicle, which will counter complex ballistic missile threats during the mid-course phase of flight with multiple kill vehicles launched from a single interceptor.

November 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Missile Systems Company is being awarded a $442 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for development and test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System Multiple Kill Vehicle Payload System. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

November 7, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification of $21 million to provide mission sustainment and support services for the Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance System--Combined program.

October 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $12 million contract from the U.S. Army for the initial design and maturation phase of the 155-mm, precision-guided Excalibur 1b projectile. Excalibur 1b is the next increment in the development of the combat-proven Excalibur 1a munition. The new Excalibur design uses fewer parts and is easier to manufacture than the 1a round, producing a more affordable projectile with enhanced reliability.

October 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for up to $23 million for life cycle engineering and support for the LPD 17 class of amphibious warfare ships. In addition to the prime contractor role for life cycle engineering and support for integrated shipboard electronics, Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems is the total ship electronics systems integrator for the LPD 17 program. The company provides the shipboard wide area network, integrated product data environment, total ship information management and integrated ship electronics architecture for the LPD 17 class of ships.

October 20, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $24.3 million contract for continued production of its ALE-50 line of towed decoys. Towed decoy systems enhance aircraft survivability by acting as a preferential target for many types of missiles. The U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center awarded the contract.

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $23.5 million U.S. Navy contract to adapt the Dual Band Radar developed for the Zumwalt-class destroyer for installation on the future U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Raytheon will deliver DBR-supporting equipment hardware and software designs to meet the installation and integration requirements of the CVN 78 class of ships.

October 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Raytheon Company has received a $165 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK54 lightweight and MK48 heavyweight torpedo hardware, engineering and support services. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will produce and deliver 228 MK48 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) torpedo guidance and control upgrade kits and 192 MK54 lightweight torpedo kits. Nineteen MK48 CBASS upgrade kits are to be produced for the Royal Australian Navy, and 100 MK54 torpedo kits will be delivered to the Turkish Navy via a foreign military sales agreement. In addition, Raytheon IDS will provide associated services to support the U.S.

October 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $17.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a sensor system prototype to give helicopter crews full day or night spherical situational awareness while eliminating visual obstructions caused by the airframe and its contents. Raytheon's Advanced Distributed Aperture System is intended for rotary wing applications. The multi-sensor system and combined helmet display allow pilots to see around the cockpit and other parts of a helicopter in daylight and darkness.

October 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum of $679 million for the digital airport surveillance radar system, which is a joint U.S. Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration activity to replace existing radar facilities at military and civilian airfields located worldwide.

September 26, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $232.8 million contract for the system development and demonstration phase of the global positioning system-based Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program for shipboard applications. JPALS provides all-weather shipboard landing capability to assist the U.S. Navy with pinpoint landing accuracy on aircraft carriers. The team, led by Raytheon Network Centric Systems, includes Rockwell Collins, Northrop Grumman and SAIC.

September 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company and The Boeing Company have received a $125 million U.S. Army contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program. The contract funds a 27-month technology development program to develop and fire three prototype missiles with fully integrated tri-mode seekers. The Raytheon-Boeing JAGM team brings mature, advanced seeker and missile technologies to the program. The team also has decades of fixed-and rotary-wing integration expertise.

September 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $10 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue research and development of the network-centric airborne defense element, an air-launched weapon system designed to engage short- and medium-range ballistic missiles in the boost and ascent phase of flight.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification to provide additional persistent surveillance capability through the rapid aerostat initial deployment (RAID) program. Raytheon was awarded $27.6 million to provide RAID elevated sensor systems to the Army as part of the base expeditionary targeting and surveillance system program. RAID provides persistent surveillance using infrared sensors elevated on a stationary platform.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received an $85.3 million contract to produce tactical Excalibur projectiles for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the Australian Defence Forces. Excalibur is a cooperative effort between Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems Bofors of Sweden. It is an artillery projectile that provides precision-strike capability at extended ranges for current and future 155mm howitzers.

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