The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Office of the Secretary of Defense have awarded Raytheon Co. a $14.9 million contract to further enhance its process for producing gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The new agreement aims to increase the performance, yield and reliability of Raytheon GaN-based, wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator components.
Raytheon Co. showcased Cyber and Electromagnetic Battle Management, a new battle management tool, at Cyber Quest, a U.S. Army event that informs cybersecurity requirements and priorities. CEMBM integrates cyber and electromagnetic spectrum awareness capabilities into the Electronic Warfare Program Management Tool, an Army program of record since 2014.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon $34.8 million to demonstrate upgraded electronic warfare capabilities for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J) missile. Development of the new version of the MALD-J, called MALD-X, will be completed in 24 months, culminating in two flight demonstrations.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has presented Mini-Circuits with its 4-Star Supplier Award for outstanding quality and service for the sixth consecutive year. The award was presented to Mini-Circuits at Raytheon’s Operational Excellence Supplier Conference recently held in Danvers, Massachusetts.
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.
A Raytheon Co. Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) successfully completed a data-gathering mission during a Missile Defense Agency flight test. The mission's objective was to observe in-flight performance of redesigned components and gain valuable information on evolving threat classes.
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.