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Raytheon Stinger targets new Apaches

Raytheon Stinger targets new Apaches

Both Qatar and India have selected the Raytheon Stinger air-to-air missile system for their new Apache AH-64E aircraft Shephard has learned. Under the multi-nation contract awarded in December 2016, the company will supply India and Qatar with the Stinger-RMP (Reprogrammable Microprocessor) missile and launch systems Raytheon has confirmed.

Source: Raytheon, 19-Jan-17

Raytheon awarded $21M more for MQ-8 software upgrades

Raytheon awarded $21M more for MQ-8 software upgrades

Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $21,592,886 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to continue the software upgrade transition in support of the MQ-8 fire scout unmanned aircraft system tactical control system 2016 Linux cyber baseline.  Work will be performed in Dulles, Virginia, and is expected to be completed in October 2018.  Fiscal 2015 and 2016… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 29-Apr-16

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Raytheon awarded $28M contract for MH-60R multi-spectral targeting systems

Raytheon awarded $28M contract for MH-60R multi-spectral targeting systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $28,173,587 firm-fixed-price job order modification under previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00164-12-G-JQ66 for procurement of multi-spectral targeting systems (MTS) and data for use on the Navy MH-60R multi-mission helicopter. The MTS system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking, infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-Jan-16

Raytheon awarded $65M contract for MH-60R sonar

Raytheon awarded $65M contract for MH-60R sonar

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $65,801,757 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0012) for the procurement of 22 MH-60R full-rate production Lot XIII Airborne Low Frequency Sonar systems for the Navy (20), and the government of Saudi Arabia (2), including associated program management support.  Work will be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Nov-15

Raytheon awarded $14M contract for H-60 Forward Looking InfraRed

Raytheon awarded $14M contract for H-60 Forward Looking InfraRed

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $14,546,660 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7001 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00383-15-G-009H for the repair of 137 units in support of the H-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting System Forward Looking InfraRed.  Work will be performed at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida, and work is expected to be completed… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Nov-15

Raytheon wins $33M contract modification for ten MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon wins $33M contract modification for ten MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $33,000,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0012) for the procurement of 10 MH-60R full-rate production Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Lot XII systems.  Work will be performed in Brest, France (59 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (37 percent); and Johnstown, Pennsylvania (4 percent),… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for H-60 FLIR repairs

Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for H-60 FLIR repairs

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $10,405,640 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7041 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-10-G-006D) for repair of units in support of the H-60 multi-spectral targeting system forward looking infrared system. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is expected to be completed by June 2017. Fiscal 2015… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Jun-15

Despite Russian Aggression, US Apache Helicopters To Be Removed From Germany

Despite Russian Aggression, US Apache Helicopters To Be Removed From Germany

Despite growing tension between Russia and Western Europe, the United States is planning to move 24 military helicopters over the next two years from Germany to Alaska, media reports said Sunday. The timing of the transfer of such major military assets has been criticized amid Russia’s growing presence in Ukraine and the U.S.’s recent assurances… Read more »

Source: International Business Times, 24-Apr-15

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TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

In the first of its kind launch, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW®) 2A radio frequency (RF) practice missiles from an AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter during a December exercise. Raytheon, working with the Naval Air Systems Command, fired two TOW 2A RF practice missiles at ranges exceeding 2600 meters. The two tests… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 02-Apr-15

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Korea orders Raytheon Stinger missiles for Apache fleet

Korea orders Raytheon Stinger missiles for Apache fleet

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $35 million contract to deliver Stinger® missiles and air-to-air launchers to the Republic of Korea Army in support of their recent procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters. Under the previously announced foreign military sale, Raytheon will begin deliveries of the Stinger weapon systems in 2017. “Stinger provides vital self-protection capabilities… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 01-Apr-15

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Raytheon awarded $10M turret order for Australian MH-60R fleet

Raytheon awarded $10M turret order for Australian MH-60R fleet

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $10,464,556 for job order 0060 under previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for procurement of Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems Turret Units, electronic units and power converter units and data for the MH-60 Royal Australian Navy. This contract involves foreign military sales to Australia. The system is an airborne, electro-optic,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Feb-15

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Raytheon awarded $270M contract to support V-22 systems, testing and software

Raytheon awarded $270M contract to support V-22 systems, testing and software

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a potential value of $270 million by the U.S. Navy’s Air Systems Command to support V-22 Osprey systems, testing and software. The work will be performed by Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services at its facility in Indianapolis, Ind. Under the contract,… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 11-Feb-15

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Raytheon awarded $45M job orders for MH-60 multi-spectral targeting system

Raytheon awarded $45M job orders for MH-60 multi-spectral targeting system

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $27,594,138 for firm-fixed-price job order 0057 under a previously awarded contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for procurement of multi-spectral targeting systems and data for the MH-60 U.S. Navy.  This acquisition is to satisfy a U.S. Navy MH-60 program for multi-spectral targeting system components that will be used by the U.S. Navy. … Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Jan-15

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Raytheon awarded $270M V-22 avionics support contract

Raytheon awarded $270M V-22 avionics support contract

Raytheon Technical Services Co., LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $270,512,968 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of V-22 software support activity (SSA) systems and software engineering, avionics integration and testing, software testing, avionics acquisition support, and SSA operations.  The SSA operations will include classified and unclassified laboratories, configuration and data management, and release of… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Jan-15

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Raytheon, Bell conduct first missile launch from V-22

Raytheon, Bell conduct first missile launch from V-22

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Bell Helicopter completed two successful launches of the Griffin B missile from a Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey multi-mission aircraft at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. As an industry funded effort with Bell’s Xworx, Raytheon demonstrated the simplicity of integrating the Griffin B missile onto the V-22 platform. “This is the first… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 17-Dec-14

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Raytheon begins full rate production on TALON Laser Guided Rockets for the UAE

Raytheon begins full rate production on TALON Laser Guided Rockets for the UAE

Under a $117 million contract awarded to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Raytheon Missile Systems has begun production of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. In 2013, the Armed Forces General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates awarded Tawazun a contract to procure the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. “Full rate production of the TALON LGR is a… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 16-Sep-14

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Raytheon fires four TALON Laser-Guided Rockets from MD 530G helicopter

Raytheon fires four TALON Laser-Guided Rockets from MD 530G helicopter

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and MD Helicopters, Inc. successfully fired four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. “This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD’s AAS platform,”… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 01-Aug-14

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Raytheon and Petrofac debut new tropical helicopter underwater escape training at OTC

Raytheon and Petrofac debut new tropical helicopter underwater escape training at OTC

Raytheon Professional Services LLC, (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), and Petrofac Training Services announced a first-of-its-kind offering under their jointly owned Hi-Con Training program. The new Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (THUET) course is being launched at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, May 5-8, 2014. Approved by OPITO, an accreditation… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 06-May-14

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Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache

Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army have completed the certification process for air worthiness release (AWR) of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket (LGR) on the Apache AH-64D/E Attack helicopter. The AWR certification provides for potential operational employment of the TALON weapon system on U.S. Army Apaches and Apaches in international fleets. The TALON LGR… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 05-May-14

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Raytheon awarded $17M for MH-60R/S Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon awarded $17M for MH-60R/S Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $17,707,050 for modification 0044-01 to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for 19 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for U.S. Navy MH-60R/S helicopters.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Apr-14

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Raytheon awarded $17M contract for MH-60 minesweeping role

Raytheon awarded $17M contract for MH-60 minesweeping role

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $17,683,352 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver three Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low-rate initial production systems and provide engineering services and support.  The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device.  The… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 26-Mar-14

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Raytheon win $12M contract for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon win $12M contract for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, was awarded a $12,814,344 firm-fixed-price contract for 16 turret units and eight electronics units for the Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for Navy MH-60 aircraft.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for the HELLFIRE… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-14

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Raytheon CEO to step down; New director also appointed

Raytheon CEO to step down; New director also appointed

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy, age 58, to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Company, effective March 31, 2014.  Dr. Kennedy will succeedWilliam H. Swanson, who has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Company since 2003, and who advised the Board… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 16-Jan-14

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Raytheon awarded $42M sonar contract for Royal Australian Navy MH-60R fleet

Raytheon awarded $42M sonar contract for Royal Australian Navy MH-60R fleet

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., has been awarded a maximum $42,589,944 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of airborne low frequency sonar helicopter dipping sonar systems.  This contract is a sole source acquisition.  Location of performance is Rhode Island with a February 2017 performance completion date.  Using service is the Royal Australian Navy…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Dec-13

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Raytheon given $14M delivery order for H-60 radar repairs

Raytheon given $14M delivery order for H-60 radar repairs

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $14,000,000 for delivery order 0001 under previously award contract (N00383-13-D-005H) for the repair of AN/AAS-44(V) forward looking infrared radar system for the H-60 series helicopters. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014. Fiscal 2013 Navy working capital… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 26-Sep-13

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Raytheon wins $45M US Navy sonar contract

Raytheon wins $45M US Navy sonar contract

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., has been awarded a maximum $45,179,000 undefinitized contractual action (5026) against basic ordering agreement (SPRPA1-09-G-001Y) for the manufacture and delivery of airborne low frequency sonar helicopter dipping sonar systems. Location of performance is Rhode Island, with a November 2017 performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 18-Sep-13

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Rockwell Collins works with Raytheon on Persistent Close Air Support program

Rockwell Collins works with Raytheon on Persistent Close Air Support program

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Raytheon to integrate a suite of advanced technologies for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program. As a teammate to Raytheon for the design and development phase of the program, Rockwell Collins seeks to streamline CAS workflows and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC)… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 11-Sep-13

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Raytheon awarded $9.6M contract for SH-60 IR turret repairs

Raytheon awarded $9.6M contract for SH-60 IR turret repairs

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $9,618,024 for delivery order #7024 under a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N-00383-10-G-006D) for the repair of the H-60 multi-spectral targeting system forward looking infrared turrets.  Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas (5 percent) and Jacksonville Fla. (95 percent), and work is expected to be completed by… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Jul-13

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Raytheon consolidates businesses and announces key executive roles

Raytheon consolidates businesses and announces key executive roles

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it is consolidating its businesses to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger alignment with its customers’ priorities. The Raytheon Company structure will consist of four businesses: Intelligence, Information and Services, resulting from the combination of the Intelligence and Information Systems and Raytheon Technical Services businesses; and the… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 27-Mar-13

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Raytheon GPS to be installed on Polish Sea Sprites

Raytheon GPS to be installed on Polish Sea Sprites

The Polish military has recently signed a contract with the WZL-1 factory at Lodz to install GPS on their fleet of Kaman SH-2G Sea Sprite helicopters. The upgrades will be done in the course of the usual maintenance of each aircraft over the coming months. Raytheon’s MAGR2000 GPS unit is being installed on the four… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Mar-13

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Raytheon/Thales team wins contract for helicopter helmet mounted displays

Raytheon/Thales team wins contract for helicopter helmet mounted displays

Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), together with teammate Thales Visionix Inc. (TVI), has won an award valued at $3.5 million for the engineering and manufacturing development of Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) systems for the U.S. Army’s Air Soldier Program. Under the contract, the RTSC/TVI team will… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 14-Feb-13

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Raytheon awarded $158M for 48 MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon awarded $158M for 48 MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $158,571,809 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 48 MH-60R Full Rate Production Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems (24 Lot X and 24 Lot XI), including associated program management support.  Work will be performed in Brest, France (59 percent); Portsmouth, R.I. (37 percent), and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 21-Dec-12

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Raytheon awarded $7.9M contract modification for MH-60S Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Raytheon awarded $7.9M contract modification for MH-60S Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $7,900,098 modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to conduct a critical design review for Airborne Mine Neutralization System near surface capability.  The Airborne Mine Neutralization System mission is designed to re-acquire, identify, and destroy volume, close tethered and bottom mines which have been previously detected,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 20-Dec-12

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Raytheon wins $18M order for 19 MH-60R/S multi-spectral targeting systems

Raytheon wins $18M order for 19 MH-60R/S multi-spectral targeting systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $18,356,242 firm-fixed-price order #0026 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for 19 multi-spectral targeting systems for the MH-60R/S helicopter.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-Dec-12

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Raytheon awarded $48M for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting systems

Raytheon awarded $48M for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $37,544,188 firm-fixed-price modification to existing basic ordering agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for components of the Multi-Spectral Targeting systems for MH-60 helicopters.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-12

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Raytheon awarded $22M for MH-60R Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon awarded $22M for MH-60R Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $22,534,680 firm-fixed-price modification to existing basic ordering agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for 24 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems.  This acquisition is for Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems that will be used by Navy MH-60R helicopters.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Jul-12

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Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $12,218,916 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for specialized test equipment and “golden units” necessary to perform depot level repairs to identified airborne low frequency sonar components in support of the MH-60 aircraft.  This effort is targeted to augment… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jun-12

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Royal Australian Navy puts Bell 429 into service

Royal Australian Navy puts Bell 429 into service

Raytheon Australia’s new Bell 429 helicopters have commenced activities with the Royal Australian Navy under the RAN’s Retention and Motivation Initiative 2 (RMI 2) Program. This milestone was marked by the achievement of the In Service Date for the RMI 2 Program. Operating since 2007, the Retention and Motivation Initiative (RMI1) provided the Navy with… Read more »

Source: Raytheon Australia, 02-May-12

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Raytheon Australia submits tender for the Air 9000 Phase 7 competition

Raytheon Australia submits tender for the Air 9000 Phase 7 competition

Raytheon Australia today announced that it has submitted its tender for the Air 9000 Phase 7 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) competition. The Managing Director of Raytheon Australia, Mr Michael Ward, said that the company’s team that included Bell Helicopter, Milskil, Nova Systems and Virtual Simulation Systems was pleased to present the Commonwealth with an… Read more »

Source: Raytheon Australia, 24-Apr-12

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Raytheon awarded $9.5M contract to repair CH-53 and V-22 weapon replacement assemblies

Raytheon awarded $9.5M contract to repair CH-53 and V-22 weapon replacement assemblies

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $9,499,995 for delivery order 7001 under a five-year basic ordering agreement contract (N00383-11-G-003D) for the repair of eight weapon replacement assemblies for the CH-53 helicopter and the V-22 Osprey.  The work will be performed in Jacksonville, Fla. (84 percent), and McKinney, Texas (16 percent), and is expected to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Feb-12

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Royal Australian Navy starts acceptance of first Bell 429

Royal Australian Navy starts acceptance of first Bell 429

Raytheon Australia has announced the beginning of acceptance activities of its first Bell 429 helicopters to be utilised under the Royal Australian Navy’s Retention and Motivation Initiative 2 (RMI 2) Program. The Retention and Motivation Initiative provides the Navy with supported aircraft to allow junior qualified aircrew to consolidate and enhance their skills prior to… Read more »

Source: Raytheon Australia, 06-Feb-12

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Raytheon awarded $80M Australian Navy MH-60R sonar contract

Raytheon awarded $80M Australian Navy MH-60R sonar contract

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I. is being awarded an $80,830,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0077) to provide for the procurement of 25 MH-60R AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems for the Royal Australian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program.  Work will be performed in Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex, France (68… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Dec-11

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Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for MH-60R sonar work

Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for MH-60R sonar work

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $10,441,880 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for non-recurring engineering, highly accelerated life test, and integrated logistics services required to complete Part II Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) 6515-E-022 for the MH-60R helicopter.  ECP 6515-E-022 will integrate the Airborne Low Frequency… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 13-Dec-11

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State of the art display unit for helicopters at AUSA

State of the art display unit for helicopters at AUSA

Raytheon is showcasing new situational awareness technology, which can be added to existing helicopters, allowing aging instruments to be upgraded quickly and economically. The company’s Center Pedestal Display for the helicopter enables effective use of battlefield information giving today’s warfighter the ability to control and display information from both on-board and off-board sensors. This information… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 12-Oct-11

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Raytheon’s Speed-of-Light Protection System can shield UAS

Raytheon’s Speed-of-Light Protection System can shield UAS

Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Common Infrared Counter Measures solution for U.S. Army helicopters is also ideal for protecting unmanned aircraft systems. At 15 pounds less than the Army’s requirement, Raytheon’s CIRCM system is lightweight enough for large UAS platforms. “These unmanned aircraft are widely deployed in today’s battlespace, and they are highly vulnerable to missile… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 12-Oct-11

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Raytheon awarded $9.8M for MH-60S multispectral targeting systems

Raytheon awarded $9.8M for MH-60S multispectral targeting systems

Raytheon System Co., McKinney, Texas, was awarded on Sept. 28 a $9,840,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 10 multispectral targeting systems in support of Navy MH-60S helicopters. The multispectral targeting system provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation for the Hellfire missile, and for all tri-service and NATO laser-guided munitions. Work will be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Sep-11

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Raytheon awarded $81M for MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon awarded $81M for MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $81,700,000 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 24 MH-60R Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Systems and all associated program management support for lot nine production. Work will be performed in Brest, France (72 percent); Portsmouth, R.I. (20 percent); and Johnstown, Pa. (8 percent). Work is expected to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Sep-11

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Three Bell 429s for Australia’s Navy

Three Bell 429s for Australia’s Navy

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Royal Australian Navy has signed a new contract with Raytheon Australia to provide three Bell 429 helicopters aimed to maintain and develop the skills of junior Naval helicopter aircrew. The contract is worth around $26 million over four years and includes support and maintenance. Mr… Read more »

Source: Australian MoD, 19-Sep-11

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Raytheon completes Talon rocket testing on Apache

Raytheon completes Talon rocket testing on Apache

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed additional testing of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter. Raytheon and Emirates Advanced Investment Group are developing TALON under a cooperative development effort. TALON met or exceeded all Raytheon test objectives, which included firing from hovering and moving platforms and engaging targets from short (1.2 km/.74… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 13-Sep-11

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Raytheon awarded $21M Electro-Optical Sensor System for special forces MH-47G and MH-60M

Raytheon awarded $21M Electro-Optical Sensor System for special forces MH-47G and MH-60M

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $21,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (H92241-11-D-0006) for production of the AN/ZSQ-2 (V1 Assault) and AN/ZSQ-2 (V2 Attack), Electro-Optical Sensor System for the MH-47G and MH-60M aircraft assigned to the Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, Ky., in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command, Technology Applications Contracting Office. … Read more »

Source: US DoD, 18-Aug-11

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Raytheon-Boeing team responds to call for JAGM Joint Air-To-Ground Missile

Raytheon-Boeing team responds to call for JAGM Joint Air-To-Ground Missile

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army and Navy’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile competition and responded as a prime contractor. Raytheon is teamed with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) for the JAGM program. Raytheon and Boeing have proven capabilities that were showcased in the JAGM technology demonstration phase. The team enters the… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 08-Jun-11

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Raytheon awarded $42M contract for USAF HH-60G FLIRs

Raytheon awarded $42M contract for USAF HH-60G FLIRs

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $42 million U.S. Air Force contract for additional AN/AAQ-29A forward looking infrared imaging systems for installation on Pave Hawk HH-60G helicopters. Deliveries are expected to be completed by February 2013. The AN/AAQ-29A systems will replace the AN/AAQ-16 FLIR currently installed on U.S. Air Force HH-60G helicopters. “These new systems will give… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 09-Mar-11

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Raytheon to prime in US Army’s CIRCM competition

Raytheon to prime in US Army’s CIRCM competition

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will pursue a prime contractor role in response to the U.S. Army’s Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) request for proposal. CIRCM will protect combat helicopters and other aircraft by jamming the infrared guidance systems of heat-seeking missiles and diverting the missiles away from the aircraft. Raytheon’s CIRCM solution, known as Scorpion, will… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 26-Oct-10

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Raytheon awarded $115M for MH-60R low frequency sonar

Raytheon awarded $115M for MH-60R low frequency sonar

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R multimission helicopter. The contracts were awarded by Naval Air Systems Command and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition. ALFS provides critical undersea warfare mission support capabilities,… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 16-Oct-10

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API Technologies receives $1.7M order for V-22 work from Raytheon

API Technologies receives $1.7M order for V-22 work from Raytheon

API Technologies Corp. (OTC.BB: ATNY), a provider of highly engineered products and services to the global defense sector, announces that it has received a new, $1.7 million order from Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) of El Segundo, California. API will supply Raytheon SAS with engineering services and assemblies for the radar system incorporated within… Read more »

Source: API Technologies, 15-Oct-10

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Raytheon awarded $14M contract for CH-53K dispenser pods

Raytheon awarded $14M contract for CH-53K dispenser pods

Raytheon Technical Services Co., LLC, Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $14,831,456 firm-fixed-price contract for the Phase II production of 188 AN/ALE-47 forward firing dual dispenser pods for rapid installation on CH-53D/E helicopters. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind. (88 percent), and Melbourne, Fla. (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in October… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-Sep-10

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Raytheon wins $250M V-22 support contract

Raytheon wins $250M V-22 support contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a five-year, $250 million indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract for support of the V-22 aircraft. Tasks under the contract include V-22 avionics systems software, situational awareness software and prototype hardware, and avionics acquisition support for the customer. “Raytheon has supported the V-22 program for more than 27… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 21-Jul-10

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Raytheon awarded $26M contract for CH-53E infrared radar

Raytheon awarded $26M contract for CH-53E infrared radar

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $26,500,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0018) for the procurement of 50 forward looking infrared radar for the CH-53E helicopters (42) and CH-53K helicopters (eight).  Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June… Read more »

30-Jun-10

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Raytheon awarded $250M contract for V-22 avionics

Raytheon awarded $250M contract for V-22 avionics

Raytheon Technical Services Co., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $250,475,758 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the development, implementation and sustainment of 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 V-22 Block Fleet release avionics systems software products, including V-22 aircraft avionics acquisition support.  In addition, this contract provides for the development, test and production of V-22 situational awareness/Blue… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Jun-10

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Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Completes Flight Tests, Verifies Production Config

Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Completes Flight Tests, Verifies Production Config

Raytheon and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) completed four ground-based guided flight tests of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket. The TALON LGR is an affordable, semi-active laser guidance and control kit that connects directly to the front of 2.75-inch unguided rockets currently in U.S. and international inventories. “The Raytheon-EAI team has a proven, production-ready laser-guided rocket,” said… Read more »

Source: Raytheon, 23-Apr-10

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US Army fires Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D

US Army fires Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D

The TALON LGR rounds were launched from a U.S. Army OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and hit targets at 3,500 meters (2.17 miles). This exceeded accuracy requirements for the Department of Defense’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II program.

Source: Raytheon, 30-Dec-09

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US Army Awards Raytheon $13M to Improve Situational Awareness for Pilots

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company a $13 million contract to develop additional sensor prototypes for the Advanced Distributed Aperture System, which gives helicopter pilots 360-degree situational awareness.

Source: Raytheon, 09-Oct-09

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Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Team Completes First Guided Test Flights

Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Team Completes First Guided Test Flights

Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments completed the first guided test flights of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket. The TALON LGR rounds hit a 1.5 meter square target during both tests, exceeding accuracy requirements at ranges of 3.7 km and 5 km

Source: Raytheon, 14-Sep-09

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Raytheon tapped for Royal Australian Navy AS350BA fleet support

Raytheon tapped for Royal Australian Navy AS350BA fleet support

Raytheon Australia has been tapped to provide in-service support for the Royal Australian Navy’s Aerospatiale AS350BA Squirrel helicopters through to their planned life of type with an initial five year contract announced 29 July.

Source: Rotorhub, 30-Jul-09

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