Raytheon has won $93 million contract, for Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) F/A-18E/F integration.
This contract provides for the testing, analysis, support and sustainment of SDB II weapon onto the F/A-18E/F platform with developmental and operational testing. Work is expected to be completed by July 1, 2023, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday.
Raytheon’s StormBreaker bomb, formerly called the Small Diameter Bomb II or SDB II bomb can glide for miles and it carries a warhead, but what truly sets the guided weapon apart is its seeker, which operates in three modes: millimeter-wave radar, to track targets through any type of weather; imaging infrared, to distinguish targets from other objects; and laser, to follow either an airborne designator or one on the ground, according to the company website.
The StormBreaker bomb was built small, so fighter jets could carry more of them. It was also built smart, with a datalink that allows the pilot to change targets even as the weapon glides toward the ground.
Raytheon has won $80 million contract for systems engineering services for software development and system integrity services in support of F/A-18A-D and E/F aircraft for the Navy and the governments of Australia, Canada, Kuwait, and Switzerland. Services to be provided include enhancing the Operational Flight program, the User Data File (UDF), the UDF Generator, firmware, and tool development in support of ALR-67(V)3 and ALE-50B systems, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday
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The Pentagon has awarded a foreign military sales contract to Raytheon to support Qatar Air and Missile Defense Operation Center (ADOC), the Department of defense said Wednesday. “Raytheon Co
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The US Army has awarded a $10 million worth contract to Raytheon for development of laser weapon systems preliminary design for integration onboard the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. According to the contract announced on July 2, the company will develop a 100 kW class laser weapon system under High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstration program
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Raytheon awarded a $96 million contract modification for Lot 11 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer vehicles and support equipment. Work is expected to be completed by June 30, 2020, US department of defense said in a statement Friday
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