Raytheon BBN Technologies Secures Research Funding for Military Internet Safeguards

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary BBN Technologies won $1.9 million in defense research funding for the development of safeguards for military Internet communications abroad.

The firm would propose a solution that “incorporates several innovative approaches, including novel routing and packet delivery techniques and new methods to increase security.”

“Raytheon BBN Technologies is focused on developing capabilities that will thwart intense Internet traffic monitoring and protect our warfighters’ communications while abroad, ” said Josh Karlin, project lead, Raytheon BBN Technologies. “Our new technology for SAFER will support applications such as instant messaging, electronic mail, social networking, streaming video, Voice over Internet Protocol, video conferencing, and other media.”

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