Northrop Grumman andRaytheon have agreed to extend joint technology integration activities to support the U.S. Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agencyâ€™s Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept program.
Raytheon has begun efforts to help the Department of Defense build and deploy hypersonic vehicles and related platforms to counter the potential threat posed by hypersonic systems from Russia and China.
Raytheon has tested a hot-fire rocket motor in support of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program that seeks to integrate missilesâ€™ guided projectile features with defensive gun systemsâ€™ rapid-fire function.
Raytheon has secured a potential $63.3M contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyÂ further the development of a tactical boost glide system designed to operate at a hypersonic speed.
Raytheon has reachedÂ a milestone in development of its long-range weapon systemÂ offering for the U.S. Army‘sÂ Precision Strike Missile program. The company said TuesdayÂ its technicians worked with Army personnel and Marines to install aÂ launch pod container on M142 HIMARS and M270 MLRS rocket launchers at Fort Sill in Oklahoma as part of theÂ DeepStrike missile development effort. […] More
Raytheon has received aÂ $5.7 million contract to provide baseline system design for aÂ U.S. Army program that aims to develop new missile technologyÂ to replaceÂ the service branch’sÂ inventory of long-range, surface-to-surface missiles. The company said Tuesday the nine-month contract will support risk reduction efforts for theÂ Long Range Precision Fires program. Thomas Bussing, vice president of Raytheon’sÂ advanced missile […] More
Raytheon has createdÂ anÂ unmanned aircraft systems directorate under its advanced missile systems product line in Arizona in efforts to consolidate the elements ofÂ small UAS production including airframe, payload integration and command-and-control technology. The company said Tuesday it will also increase delivery of itsÂ CoyoteÂ and SilverÂ FoxÂ UAS platforms to address a growth in small UAS demand. Thomas Bussing, Raytheon […] More
Raytheon has securedÂ a $4.8 million U.S. Air Force contract to continue the development of anÂ electronic warfare payload forÂ Boeing-built cruise missiles. The contract requires refurbishment ofÂ theÂ Counter-Electronics High Power Microwave Advanced Missile and a pair ofÂ Conventional Air-Launched Cruise MissileÂ systems for deliveryÂ to theÂ Air Force Research Laboratory, Raytheon said Wednesday. The CHAMP payload, which was created by a team […] More
RaytheonÂ will design a new missile for a U.S. ArmyÂ program to acquire new tactical missile system weapons for the service branch. The company said Wednesday its Long-Range Precision Fires design will be built to integrate intoÂ the M270 MLRS and M142 HIMARS rocket launchers. Thomas Bussing, Raytheon vice president for advanced missile systems, said the new missile […] More
Raytheon has built an unmanned air system for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationÂ in an effort to help agency and company researchers studyÂ hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. NOAA and Raytheon launched an upgraded version of the company’s Coyote UAS from a P-3 Orion aircraft over Avon Park, Florida, during a recent calibration flight test, the […] More