Austal Joins Independent Littoral Maneuver Vessel Team

Austal Australia is teaming with local defense industry leaders BMT and Raytheon Australia to deliver the new Australian Independent Littoral Maneuver Vessel, or ILMV, for the Australian Army. Based on a proven design and carefully tailored for the Australian environment, the Australian ILMV is a world class, future ready capability and sovereign solution aligned with the Army’s new and complex…

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Raytheon Awarded Zumwalt Class Engineering Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, an activation, sustainment, and modernization contract for $483 million with options, if exercised, totaling $1.68 billion across five years. Under this contract, Raytheon Missiles & Defense will provide the U.S. Navy services and professionals to complete the activation and fleet introduction of the three Zumwalt-class destroyers, while continuing…

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CAES Continues Partnership with Raytheon on SPY-6

CAES, a leading provider of mission critical electronics for aerospace and defense, has won a full-rate Hardware Production and Sustainment (HP&S) award from Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a division of Raytheon Technologies to provide fully tested, Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) at the Radar Module Assembly (RMA) level, to the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY-6 (series) radar Distributed Receiver/Exciter (DREX) modules. This award…

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DSCA Approves Tomahawk Weapon System Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Kingdom of Tomahawk Weapon System (TWS) Follow-On Support and related equipment for an estimated cost of $368.53 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of the United Kingdom (UK)…

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Raytheon SPY-6 Radar for Next Generation Navy Ships

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, was awarded a $651 million, with options totaling $2.5 billion, hardware, production and sustainment contract for full-rate production of the AN/SPY-6(V) Family of Radars. The contract, with options, totals $3.2 billion and five years of radar production to equip up to 31 U.S. Navy ships with SPY-6 radars. Under the contract, RMD…

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Ultra & Raytheon to Support Hobart Class Destroyers

September 8, 2021 – Ultra (Australia) is pleased to announce it has entered into agreement for the 5th year of in-service support for the Australian Hobart Class guided-missile destroyer (DDG) ships together with Raytheon Australia. This contract ensures that the Integrated Sonar System installed on the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) DDGs, which is comprised of a Hull Mounted Sonar and…

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New Eyes for the Fleet

Not so long ago, the U.S. Navy’s two newest radars were nothing more than ideas. One would rotate. The other would stand still. Together, they would cover the skies nonstop, helping the Navy defend its ships, conduct air traffic control and increase its overall situational awareness. Now, the SPY-6(V)2 rotating radar and the SPY-6(V)3 fixed-face radar – known together as…

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Integration of SPY-6 on USS Jack H Lucas

June 9, 2021 – The U.S. Navy’s new high-tech destroyer has made its first triumphant splash – and it has a powerful new radar on board. Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, is working with shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Mississippi, to integrate four SPY-6 radar arrays onto the USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG-125). The ship is…

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