Raytheon has received a $9.4 million contract for engineering support of the Triton multi-spectral targeting system on the Navy MQ-4C's Triton drone.
Work on the contract will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by August 2020, a US DoD announcement said.
The new electro-optical/infrared system will provide visual imagery alongside existing sensors that will improve low-visibility, night navigation, interception, observation and surveillance, insertion and extraction operations, combat search and rescue, identification, and other forms of reconnaissance.
The MQ-4C Triton is a derivative of the RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance UAV. It is designed as a sensor platform for long-range and high-endurance surveillance missions over ocean and coastal areas.
It has a range of over 9,000 miles and can stay aloft for over 24 hours before refueling. The Triton mounts maritime radar, electro-optical and infrared cameras, communications relays and electronic support measures systems.
The Australian government is committing to purchase the first six Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton long-range surveillance drones for $1.4 billion
The State Department approved sale to Germany of MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for an estimated cost of $2.50 billion
Northrop Grumman is being awarded $255 million modification contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of three MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. The contract also includes trade studies and tooling in support of the Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, the US department of defense said in a statement Thrusday
US Northrop Grumman has won a contract from German defense ministry to deliver high-altitude MQ-4C Triton unmanned surveillance planes after 2025, replacing the Euro Hawk program. The decision of Germany's defense minister still must be approved by parliament,
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Raytheon has won $482 million contract for MK 15 Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) upgrades and conversions, system overhauls, and associated hardware. This contract combines purchases for the Navy, Army and the governments of Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, the United States department of defense said in a statement Thursday
The US Navy has awarded over a $59 million worth contract to Raytheon for logistics services in support of MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters. The contract, awarded by U
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