Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System test fired nine Patriot missiles during its annual Field Surveillance Program (FSP), successfully engaging inbound and outbound unmanned air breathing targets.
This was the first FSP conducted with the PAC-2 missiles, using the recently launched Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7) software and the modernized radar with radar digital processor.
"All of our Patriot partners participate in the FSP as part of our Engineering Services Program and contribute randomly picked missiles from their inventory to verify the integrity of the missiles in the field through independent assessment," said Ralph Acaba, vice president for Integrated Air and Missile Defense at Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business. "Having each partner contribute a small number of missiles for testing is a cost-effective way to ensure the field readiness of the worldwide inventory of missiles that the global Patriot family relies on."
This test comes on the heels of the successful PAC-3 FSP test conducted on November 20th. In 2013 alone, missiles from the U.S. and several foreign military sales customers have been test fired under the FSP.
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Raytheon has been awarded a $70 million contract for various full Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to support in-country spares software sustainment, and other activities. This award supports foreign military sales for Morocco, Egypt and Iraq
Raytheon has won a $134 million contract for the design and development of Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminals Increment I. Global ASNT Increment I is a secure, survivable multi-path communication system used to disseminate nuclear command and control messages from national-level decision authorities to wing command posts and bomber, tanker and reconnaissance aircrews at geographically dispersed locations
Raytheon Company has won a $134 million contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) is part of the nuclear command and control system that allows the President of the United States to direct and manage U
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