DARPA Taps Northrop, Raytheon, Collins Aerospace to Develop Counter-A2/AD Platforms

Jeff Brody

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Collins Aerospace has landed contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technology platforms for countering anti-access/area denial threats.

DARPA selected the three companies to participate in the first and second phases of the System-of-Systems Enhanced Small Unit program, according to a notice posted Tuesday on the beta SAM website.

Raytheon's, Northrop's and Collins Aerospace's individual contracts are valued at $23.1M, $16.9M and $5.3M, respectively.

The SESU program seeks a set of systems, including command-and control and sensor platforms, that would help small military units perform missions in an A2/AD environment.

You may also be interested in...

Naval Strike Missile

State Dept Clears $300M Sale of Raytheon Technologies-Made Naval Missiles to Romania

The State Department approved Romania's request to buy anti-ship missile systems manufactured by Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) through a potential $300M foreign military sale transaction with the U.S. government. The company's missiles and defense business would deliver two units of the Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defense System and complementary equipment to Romania's government under the potential deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday.

August Jackson Senior Director Deltek

ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event to Discuss Maintaining Competitive Advantage

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data have transformed how businesses conduct competitive intelligence (CI) and how our stakeholders use the developed analyses. Additionally, the federal government has integrated emerging technologies to remain competitive across the defense landscape. To register for ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit ArchIntel’s Event Page.