Raytheon has won a contract to supply the US Army with enhanced Stinger missiles retrofitted with proximity fuzes to help counter the growing threat of enemy unmanned aircraft systems, the company announced Tuesday. The enhancement enables the lightweight, self-contained Stinger air defense system to destroy a wider array of battlefield threats by detonating its warhead near the target, while maintaining the missile's proven hit-to-kill capability
Raytheon has won a $29.6 million contract to upgrade US Navys Block IV Tomahawk test and related equipment
United Technologies Corp (UTC) and Raytheon announced a merger on Sunday, which they plan to name as “Raytheon Technologies." The combined company is forcasted to have approximately $74 billion of annual sales this year, putting it behind Boeing as the second-largest aerospace and defense company in the US by revenue
India is likely to acquire National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from the US for an estimated $1 billion (INR 6,000 Crore) in order to erect a multi-layered missile shield over New Delhi, in order to protect the capital against 9/11-type attacks. “The networked system, capable of even shooting around buildings, will take care of 9/11-like and other close-in threats,” sources from the defense ministry told
Raytheon has won a $7 million contract to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver low-rate initial production Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems (AMNS) for the US Navy's MH-60 twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopters. The contract includes providing engineering services and support
The Pentagon submitted a report on the usage of rare earth elements in manufacturing military and defense equipment, mostly sourced from China, after Chinese officials threatened to cut off the supplies to the US. “The department continues to work closely with the president, Congress and the industrial base to mitigate US reliance on China for rare earth minerals,” Lt
The Armed Forces of Ukraine took delivery of two modern AN/TPQ-30 counter-battery radars from the US government in an official handover ceremony this week, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced on 20 May. “These counter-battery stations are part of the US security assistance, costing more than $1
The United States has now offered Lockheed Martins Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Raytheons Patriot Advance Capability (PAC-3) missile defence systems for India to choose over Russian S-400 Triumf systems, after offering the US-made systems to Turkey. New Delhi signed a deal with Moscow last October for five S-400 defense systems consisting of 8 launchers for $5
The United States (US) has ordered the deployment of Raytheon's Patriot missile defense systems, SanAntonio-class amphibious warship USS Arlington, and auxiliary equipment to US Central Command (CENTCOM) in the Middle East owing to simmering tensions between the US and Iran. The
A controversial wall project worth $5 billion to stem the flow of illegal migrants into the United States from along its southern border with Mexico has taken off with the US DoD awarding contracts on Thursday to commence the construction of the wall. The contract includes design-build and design-bid-build projects of horizontal construction task orders, the US DoD said in a statement Thursday
Pakistans Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking to ban the US from conducting drone strikes in the country. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, upheld an earlier verdict by the Peshawar High Court (PHC)
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