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Excalibur fired from record range by Marines in Afghanistan - News

June 14, 2012
AFGHANISTAN. U.S. Marine Corps personnel fired two Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery projectiles from a record range of 36 kilometers, or 22.3 statute miles, while in theater in Afghanistan. According to Excalibur producer Raytheon the fired shots represent the longest distance an Excalibur round has been fired in combat since it was first fielded in 2007.

Phalanx weapon system to get overhauled by Raytheon - News

May 21, 2012
LOUISVILLE, KY. Raytheon engineers will be upgrading and overhauling nine Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems for a U.S. Navy contract valued at $57.8 million. Under the contract the company also will produce two SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense systems and provide 20 radar upgrade kits.

Patriot and JLENS work together to shoot down target during test - News

May 04, 2012
TEWKSBURY, Mass. A pair of Raytheon systems with advanced radar capability, -- the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System and the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) ? worked in concert together to detect, track and take out a test target simulating an enemy cruise missile during a demonstration at the Utah Training and Test Range.

Navy's 20-year old ATC analog radar system gets digital facelift - News

April 24, 2012
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. U.S. Navy officials procured two more Raytheon radar systems to replace obsolete analog air traffic control (ATC) systems with digital technology. Military bases at New River, N.C., and Quantico, Va., will get the new radar systems. This procurement is part of an ongoing effort to upgrade the Navy?s analog ATC radars.

GPS integration benchmark completed by Raytheon, Lockheed Martin - News

April 16, 2012
AURORA, Colo. Officials at Lockheed Martin and Raytheon announced that the two companies finished the first integration benchmark between the Raytheon Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and GPS III satellite system from Lockheed Martin.

DARPA, Raytheon look to triple Gallium Nitride power handling ability - News

April 13, 2012
TEWKSBURY, Mass. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials tasked Raytheon engineers with developing next-generation Gallium Nitride devices bonded to diamond substrates ? or Thermally Enhanced Gallium Nitride (TEGaN). Under the the 18-month, $1.8 million contract Raytheon engineers will look to increase GaN device power handling capability of GaN devices by at least a factor of three.