TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into an agreement with Department 13 International for the joint development and sale of counter-drone technologies for defense customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 8.
D13 said Jan. 8 the teaming deal initially focuses on business opportunities for its Mesmer counter-drone offering but generally is designed to market such technologies.
“Commercial drones continue to be affordable, yet effective tools for our adversaries to target U.S. and allied forces,” said Bob Busey, program director for unmanned vehicle control systems at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, noting the need for systems to address the potential threat.
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