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Raytheon GPS OCX Launch & Checkout System Proceeds to Tests at Shriever AFB; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has transferred the launch and checkout platform of the U.S. Air Force’s GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System to Schriever Air Force Base for site-specific acceptance and qualification tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday previous tests on the GPS OCX launch and …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: FY 2017’s Top Awardees and Business Opportunities | 04/21/2017

Weekly Roundup April 17 – April 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We’re rapidly approaching the middle of FY 2017, and amidst all of the news surrounding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget plan, the border wall, and attempts at healthcare …

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Raytheon Unveils National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champion; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has unveiled the winner of the three-day, company-sponsored 2017 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship held in Texas, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Saturday it will bring national champion University of Maryland – Baltimore County to Washington to visit U.S. research …

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Raytheon Secures Potential $466M Navy Contract for Standard Missile Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a potential $466.1 million from the U.S. Navy to engineer and provide technical support for Standard Missiles 2, 3 and 6. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers research and development, design, systems and production engineering, evaluation, component development and production proofing services for the …

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April 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index and Markets End Short Trading Week Down

Last week was a short trading week with markets closed on Friday in observance of the Easter holiday. The markets fell as banks reported earnings and stocks were down. GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers at a ratio of 6 to 1. At market close WTI was positive $0.07  to close …

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General Atomics Tests Reaper Integration With Raytheon-Made Radar Warning Receiver

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — General Atomics has installed and tested the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) ALR-59A radar warning receiver on a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft in order to validate performance against ground and air threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The radar warning receiver was carried within a standard payload pod and worked …

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Raytheon to Update Missile Defense Radar With GaN Under MDA Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue work to help develop ballistic missile defense radar components with the gallium nitride semiconductor material under a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide the hardware and software that …

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Raytheon Picked for Australia’s $1.5B Contract to Build Ground Air Defense Platform

The government of Australia has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) the sole bidder on a potential $1.5 billion contract to develop a land-based aerial defense platform, Reuters reported Monday. Jamie Freed writes Marise Payne, Australia’s defense minister, said the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System seeks to replace the country’s three-decade-old …

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April 10 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Friday and the Week in the Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended Friday up 0.578 percent to 90.822 for the day and closed at a weekly high. Both defense contractors and crude oil futures fared well after the U.S. action against Syria. On Friday GovCon Index advancing companies outpaced decliners 4 to 1. Major market indices reacted minimally to …

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