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Raytheon among companies awarded US Air Force IDIQ contract

Press Release — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently awarded a 7-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force for Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) Application Services. “The NETCENTS-2 Application Services contract allows Raytheon to bring our full breadth of capability to the U.S. Air Force. It enables us to provide the latest information, […]

The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built

TIME — Marine Major Aric “Walleye” Liberman was uncharacteristically modest for a Navy SEAL turned fighter pilot. He had just landed an F-35–one of the 2,457 jets the Pentagon plans to buy for $400 billion, making it the costliest weapons program in human history–at its initial operational base late last year. Amid celebratory hoopla, he […]

Raytheon Awarded Second LRIP Contract for US Air Force F-15E Radar Modernization Program

 defpro — EL SEGUNDO, Calif. | Raytheon Company has been awarded its second contract from Boeing Company for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of active electronically scanned array radar systems for the U.S. Air Force F-15E Radar Modernization Program. Raytheon’s APG-82(V)1 AESA radar can simultaneously detect, identify and track multiple air and surface targets at longer […]

defpro | Northrop Grumman Awarded $108 Million Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a three-year, $108 million contract to develop and implement cryptography upgrades as part of the intercontinental ballistic missile cryptography upgrade II engineering and manufacturing development program. This work will occur in Clearfield, Utah, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Colorado Springs, Colo. “Northrop Grumman has worked hand in […]

US Airforce l Industry leaders briefed on ISR future

Lt. Gen. Larry James, Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, briefed industry leaders about the service’s ISR future during the Aviation Week Defense Technology, Affordability and Requirement Conference here, Feb. 15. The Air Force provides distinctive global ISR capabilities to its joint, interagency and coalition partners and must remain at […]