Wait, don't miss out on the latest GovCon industry news!

Sign Up Now! GovCon Wire provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings

*By clicking "Join us now" you agree to receive email, promotions and general messages from GovCon Wire, In addition, you also agree to GovCon Wire Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

X Remind me Later

Raytheon’s Tay Fitzgerald on DOD’s Missile Defense Approach

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2021 — A Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) vice president has expressed the need for the Department of Defense to employ evolutionary capabilities and revolutionary platforms to ensure that missile defense could take on emerging hypersonic and cruise missile threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

“We need to have an eye to the future much more revolutionary technologies and part of what we’re doing to enable that is to make sure that we do our designs today is a digital engineering, open systems architecture, modular design. That way we can readily upgrade the hardware that we’re building today, instead of taking the 10-15, or even 20 year cycles to field new weaponry,” said Tay Fitzgerald, VP for strategic missile defense at Raytheon’s missiles and defense business.

About Executive Mosaic

Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships.

Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA.

GovCon Wire Logo

Sign Up Now! GovCon Wire provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Press Releases

Related Articles