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Company Watch - Raytheon.

Mar 22, 2009

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $106 million USD contract for production of the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1. [sup.3]With this contract award, the first network-enabled weapons in the world will be produced to meet warfighter requirements,[sup.2] said Cmdr. Andrew Kessler, JSOW deputy program manager in the U.S. Navy's Precision Strike Weapons program office. [sup.3]The JSOW C-1 will maintain all the capabilities of the proven JSOW C configuration while bringing the flexibility to engage time-sensitive maritime targets.[sup.2] JSOW is a family of low-cost air-to-ground weapons that employs an integrated GPS/Inertial Navigation System that guides the weapon to the target. JSOW C-1 adds moving maritime target capability and a two-way data link to the combat-proven JSOW. Mar 19, 2009

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) radar built by Raytheon Company performed successfully in the latest integrated flight test conducted by the Missile Defense Agency and THAAD prime contractor and systems integrator Lockheed Martin. The endo-atmospheric intercept test, performed at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii March 17, was the second successful intercept of a separating target. The THAAD radar successfully acquired the target complex. Mar 18, 2009

Raytheon Company will unveil its P25 Network Management Software (NMS), which enables first responders to monitor their P25net digital land mobile radio network for optimal system performance, during the International Wireless Communications Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 18-20, 2009. The software, incorporated into the company[sup.1]s P25net, will immediately notify radio system managers of network component failures, allowing them to quickly locate the source of system outages and dispatch key personnel to restore service. Mar 18, 2009

Raytheon[sup.1]s audio control unit technology has been designated as a [sup.3]Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology [sup.3] under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security[sup.1]s Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies, or SAFETY, Act. Raytheon[sup.1]s ACU technology provides public safety agencies a means to interconnect existing radio equipment with other radio systems operating on different frequencies. The company[sup.1]s ACU-1000, ACU-M, ACU-T and TRP-1000 products were included in the designation and placed onto the U.S. Department of Homeland Security[sup.1]s approved product list. Mar 17, 2009

The U.S. Air Force accepted delivery of Raytheon Company's first Miniature Air Launched Decoy low rate initial production unit. [sup.3]The warfighter now has an incredible new capability thanks to the hard work of hundreds of Raytheon employees, suppliers, dedicated Air Force civil servants, uniformed service members and support personnel,[sup.2] said Ken Watson, the U.S. Air Force's MALD program manager. [sup.3]MALD will work in concert with other electronic warfare assets as part of a system of systems to shape the electronic warfare battlespace and ensure our aviators and their coalition partners return home safely to their loved ones.[sup.2] MALD protects aircrews and their aircraft by duplicating the combat flight profiles and signatures of U.S. and allied aircraft. MALD is a state-of-the-art, low-cost flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and programmable. It weighs less than 300 pounds and has a range of approximately 500 nautical miles (about 575 statute miles). Mar 17, 2009

Raytheon Company has signed an agreement with EADS Secure Networks North America to pursue the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System contract. EADS Secure Networks North America, a division of PlantCML, joins the Raytheon-led team, which includes Etherstack and Powerwave Technologies. The team will propose an integrated wireless voice and data communications system that enables more than 34,000 Los Angeles first responders to communicate more effectively during daily operations, a natural disaster or a terrorist attack. Mar 19, 2009

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