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Rafael, Raytheon Expand Active Defense Alliance

Defense News — Rafael and Raytheon are expanding their active defense alliance through co-production of the Israeli Iron Dome and possible adaptation of the jointly developed Stunner interceptor for use by the US Army and its allies. The two firms are partners on the Stunner, developed for the David’s Sling Weapon System, a US-Israel government-funded […]

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, […]

Defense firms weathering budget cuts more easily than expected

Wall Street Journal — Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have gradually eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts. Bethesda-based Lockheed Mar­tin, the world’s largest defense contractor, reported Tuesday that its profit rose 10 percent, to $859 […]

How Many Turns in a Screw? Big Data Knows

Wall Street Journal – Companies’ pursuit of “big data”—collecting and crunching ever larger amounts of information—is often thought of as another way to figure out exactly what customers want. But big data is also a means of measuring millions of little things in factories, such as how many times each screw is turned. That is […]

Raytheon to Provide Joint Tactical Terminal Radios with Latest Security Features to US Navy

  Defpro — Marlborough, Mass. | Raytheon Company has received an $8.7 million modification to a previously awarded production contract to provide the U.S. Navy with Joint Tactical Terminal Senior (JTT-Sr) radios that are compatible with the new Common Interactive Broadcast (CIB) waveform and contain the latest security, hardware and software enhancements. The radios receive […]