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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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Raytheon Intelligence & Space to Produce Radar for F-15EX

Raytheon Intelligence & Space was selected by the Boeing Company to provide the APG-82(V)1 active electronically scanned array radar for the F-15EX. “The most advanced F-15 ever built demands the most advanced AESA radar available,” said Michelle Styczynski, F-15 Senior Product Line Director for Raytheon Intelligence & Space. “Not only …

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Raytheon Wins $398M for TOW Anti-Tank Missiles

TOW Anti-Tank Missiles

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $398,329,554 modification (P00031) to contract W31P4Q-17-C-0194 for tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missiles (TOW), TOW obsolescence and safety missiles and practice missiles. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2022. Fiscal 2017, 2019 and 2020 missile …

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Raytheon Wins $212M to Support UAE’s THAAD Missile Defense Systems

THAAD Missile Defense

Raytheon Technologies, Woburn, Massachusetts is being awarded a sole-source contract in the amount of $212,760,106 under a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) case to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract type will be a hybrid firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursement contract. The contractor will provide one Prime Power Unit and …

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ThalesRaytheonSystems and Leonardo: A Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Cooperation on NATO’s Air Command and Control System (ACCS)

ThalesRaytheonSystems and Leonardo will strengthen the cooperation on all aspects of the ACCS scope. The companies will work together in the areas of on-site system support, deployment of ACCS to new sites and retrofitting existing sites. It will also allow ACCS to benefit from Leonardo’s latest innovations in the fields …

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