Raytheon flight tested its APG-79(V)X AESA radar system needed for F/A-18C/D Hornet jets, demonstrating extended detection ranges, simultaneous air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities as well as production of high-resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) mapping.
"We put our latest AESA radar capability to the test and it exceeded our expectations," said Mike "Ponch" Garcia, business development director of Tactical Airborne Systems for Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business, and a former F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilot/instructor.
The APG-79 system combines Raytheon’s APG-63(V)3 and APG-82(V)1 radars and also flies on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets, it added.
The company has delivered more than 500 tactical AESA tactical radars from its portfolio. The portfolio includes APG-79, APG-63(V)3 and APG-82(V)1 for F-15, F/A-18E/F, EA-18G and B-2 aircraft.
The APG-79 system, a US Navy program of record, flies globally on F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers.
Raytheon has won a $500-million contract from US Air Force to supply advanced medium-range air-to-air Missiles (AMRAAM). "The contract is for the production of the AMRAAM missile and other AMRAAM system items, including the captive air training missile, common munitions bit/reprogramming equipment and non-developmental item airborne instrumentation unit," Raytheon said Tuesday, Sputnik reported
Raytheon has won $2.4 billion contract for 10 Patriot fire units with spares for the State of Qatar
Raytheon and Bell Helicopter successfully test-fired two Griffin B missiles from a Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey multi-mission aircraft on December 16. The Griffin missile is a multi-platform, multi-service weapon that has a proven track record for successful rapid integration on land, sea and air platforms
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Raytheon is broadening its network of cyber research capability globally with the creation of a Cyber Innovation Centre (CIC) based in the South-West of England. The centre is expected to open soon, housing over 100 cyber specialists who will work with a wide range of governmental and commercial customers to solve their complex cybersecurity challenges
As part of a $7.3 billion contract between Qatar and the United States, the Air Force along with Raytheon will develop an Air and Missile Defense Operations Center (ADOC) for both US and foreign ground-based air and missile defense systems, USAF said in a statement Wednesday
Leonardo (formerly Finmeccanica) has launched Osprey, the worlds first lightweight airborne surveillance radar to be built with no moving parts. The launch customer for the radar will be Norway, which has purchased Osprey as part of the countrys acquisition of 16 AW101 Helicopters for the NAWSARH programme (Norway All Weather Search And Rescue Helicopter)
Raytheon Missile Systems has won $122 million contract for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the US navy. Work is expected to be completed in August 2017
Raytheon is developing an extended range variant of the combat-proven Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for ground-air defense and will enable intercepts at longer range and higher altitudes. "The new missile will be even faster and more maneuverable than the current AMRAAM," said Mike Jarrett Raytheon vice president of Air Warfare Systems in companys press statement on Sunday
Raytheon has won a $15 million contract from the US Navy to provide an open system application-based architecture (ABA) to fleet of P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver two prototype ABA systems featuring software-based mission applications and services-oriented architecture and airborne Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) computing capabilities
Raytheon and the U.S
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