Tag Archives: Raytheon

US approves $650m AIM-120C AMRAAM missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $650 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this …

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Collins Aerospace to Acquire Flightaware

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held FlightAware, a leading digital aviation company providing global flight tracking solutions, predictive technology, analytics and decision-making tools. Closure of the acquisition is subject to the completion of customary conditions and regulatory approvals. Following …

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Raytheon Wins Qatar’s Early Warning Radar Deal

Raytheon has won a contract valued $78 million to support Qatar’s Early Warning Radars. This contract modification is for contractor logistic support for the Qatar Early Warning Radar for a period of five years. Raytheon had won a $1.06 billion deal to provide an early warning radar (EWR) to Doha …

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A new era for the Tomahawk missile

The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) launches a Tomahawk Block V cruise missile during a U.S. Navy exercise off the coast of California. Raytheon Missiles & Defense delivered the first Block V variant to the Navy on March 25, 2021. (Photo: U.S. Navy)

The Tomahawk cruise missile has been the U.S. go-to precision weapon for long-distance strikes. It launches from ships and submarines. It can fly into heavily defended airspace 1,000 miles away. It hits high-value targets with minimal collateral damage. And it just keeps getting better. The U.S. Navy is recertifying and modernizing the …

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Raytheon: Defense at the speed of light

Raytheon Intelligence & Space’s high-energy laser systems use photons, or particles of light, to carry out military missions and civil defense. This directed energy technology enables detection of threats, tracking during maneuvers, and positive visual identification to defeat a wide range of threats, including Unmanned Aerial Systems, rockets, artillery and …

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Missile Defense Agency completes unprecedented homeland defense test

As part of a historic Missile Defense Agency demonstration and for the first time ever, an intercontinental ballistic missile target was intercepted and destroyed outside Earth’s atmosphere by an advanced SM-3® Block IIA ballistic missile defense interceptor made by Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) business. The interceptor was …

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