Raytheon Return to work programs 

People looking for jobs after a hiatus often worry about career gaps, wondering whether employers will think it’s been too long since they worked. But for companies seeking skilled, experienced professionals, those are exactly the kind of people they need. It just takes a minute to get them back in the groove — and that’s what return to work programs like Raytheon Technologies’ “Re-Empower” are there for.

Source: Return to work programs | Raytheon Technologies

BAE to Integrate Hybrid Electric Drive Onto a Combat Vehicle 

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems has been awarded a $32 million prototype agreement by the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to integrate a Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system onto a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The development program is part of the Army’s effort to increase vehicle efficiency and boost power generation to support integration of future technologies and greater mobility for combat vehicles on the battlefield.

Source: BAE Systems to Integrate Hybrid Electric Drive Onto a Combat Vehicle Under U.S. Army Contract | Business Wire

Raytheon subsidiary receives $15M Defense contract 

Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Print Article Add PDF to Cart Write a CommentBy Sean TeehanThe U.S. The Department of Defense announced a $15 million contract for Windsor Locks-based UTC Aerospace to make components for fighter jets.UTC Aerospace, which is formally called Hamilton Sundstrand Corp., will make gear boxes, hydraulic starter motors and other components for F-16 jets between 2020 and 2025, according to DOD.

Source: Raytheon subsidiary receives $15M Defense contract | Hartford Business Journal

Teledyne Brown Engineering expanding its Huntsville campus 

Teledyne Brown Engineering will be expanding its Huntsville-based manufacturing and assembly facilities. The expansion is required to provide additional capabilities and capacity, as well as to anticipate future growth in the business. The 55,000-square-foot development consists of a 15,000-square-foot expansion of an existing building and a new standalone, 40,000-square-foot facility.

Source: Teledyne Brown Engineering expanding its Huntsville campus – Birmingham Business Journal

Fleet of Spacecraft Headed to Mars 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time.Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.

Source: Fleet of Spacecraft Headed to Mars | Manufacturing.net

Elbit Systems Acquires Harris Night Vision Business

Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems and the Harris Corporation have agreed to move forward with the acquisition of Harris’ Night Vision business for $350 million. The acquisition of Harris’ night vision business opens a huge market for Elbit Systems, both domestic and international. Over 50 years Harris and its predecessors Exelis and ITT have established their night vision systems as the market leader. But with the planned merger between Harris and L3 Technologies, Inc., the night vision systems business becomes redundant under the combined portfolio.

Source: Harris Night Vision Acquisition – a Big Deal for Elbit Systems – Defense Update:

Army Picks Bell & Sikorsky For FARA Scout

WASHINGTON: The Army has now narrowed its future aircraft choices to Sikorsky vs. Bell.This afternoon, the service announced that it had picked Sikorsky and Bell to build competing prototypes for Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA), a high-speed optionally manned scout to replace the retired Bell OH-58 Kiowa. Just eight days ago, it picked the same two firms – plus aerospace giant Boeing, acting as Sikorsky’s de facto junior partner – to compete for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA), which will replace the Sikorsky’s UH-60 Black Hawk as the military’s aerial workhorse for everything from Ranger raids to medevac.

Source: FVL: Army Picks Bell & Sikorsky For FARA Scout « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary

Raytheon awarded $2.3B production contract for missile defense radars 

TUCSON, Ariz., June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), received a $2.3 billion U.S. Missile Defense Agency production contract for seven gallium nitride (GaN)-based AN/TPY-2 radars as part of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is designed to protect against incoming ballistic missile threats. The contract is part of a foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Source: News | Raytheon Missiles & Defense awarded $2.3B production contract for missile defense radars | Raytheon Technologies

BAE’s to Buy Two Businesses From Raytheon and Collins Aerospace

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has agreed to acquire two businesses that are being divested in order for United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to secure the required antitrust approval for their pending merger.

Source: BAE’s US Arm to Buy Two Businesses From Raytheon, UTC’s Collins Aerospace; Jerry DeMuro Quoted – GovCon Wire

US Air Force to Recompete 3DELRR Radar

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – U.S. Air Force tactical radar experts are moving forward with a quick-turnaround plan to recompete an air-defense radar system intended to detect, identify and track enemy missiles as well as manned and unmanned aircraft.

Source: radar recompete 3DELRR | Military & Aerospace Electronics

Raytheon completes first Lower Tier Air & Missile Defense Sensor radar antenna

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN]  finished building the first radar antenna array for the U.S. Army’s Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor. Raytheon completed the work less than 120 days after the U.S. Army selected Raytheon to build LTAMDS, a next-generation radar that will defeat advanced threats like hypersonic weapons.

Source: Raytheon: Raytheon completes first Lower Tier Air & Missile Defense Sensor radar antenna – Feb 21, 2020

Which components will next generation air defense depend on? 

We are looking at a decade where over 10,000 defense aircraft are expected to be delivered worldwide. With those aircraft come amazing new capabilities, including unprecedented levels of networking and computing power.

Source: Which components will next generation air defense depend on? | Editorials, Editors Choice, Global, North America, On Ticker, top articles News