The world's newest missile defense radar is gearing up for a road trip. Raytheon Co. funded, developed and built a new Gallium Nitride (GaN) powered Active Electronically Scanned Array main antenna for the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Raytheon will exhibit its prototype Patriot full-scale, GaN-based AESA radar in the company's booth at the Association of the United States Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., March 15-17.
The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $1.1 billion contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin-built Patriot Advanced Capability-3 ( PAC-3 ) missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement ( PAC-3 MSE ) missiles.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded Raytheon Co. a $543 million contract to produce and deliver up to 17 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA interceptors for operational testing and initial deployment.
Cobham recently received a series of orders from a leading missile manufacturer for electronic components for several missile programs totaling $157.5M. The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.
United States and allied military forces are set to upgrade key missile defense capabilities under a new $1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missiles.
Militaries of the future will soon have access to a single radar capable of protecting troops' backs from threats such as ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones. Raytheon Co. recently completed a series of milestones, bringing the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with 360-degrees of coverage one step closer to production readiness.
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Co. $109 M to purchase the long-lead materials needed to meet Standard Missile-6 full-rate production requirements and Standard Missile-2 sustainment. This award was booked in the first quarter 2015.