Category: Military

Raytheon Acquires Blue Canyon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies has completed an acquisition to acquire Blue Canyon Technologies, a satellite manufacturer based out of Boulder, Colorado. The move was completed ahead of schedule on December 22nd, 2020, after initially being disclosed in early November. Blue Canyon will now join the business unit of Raytheon, the defense contractor’s Intelligence & Space sector, with… Read more »

Cyber Attack Compromises U.S. Nuclear Facilities

As the U.S. reels from a blistering cyber security attack this week that has infected over a dozen federal agencies, the nation’s nuclear power facilities may have been breached as well. Reports from the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration indicate that hackers have indeed accessed their internal networks as part of… Read more »

Raytheon Awarded $60.4 Million in DOD Contract

U.S. Department of Defense contractor, Raytheon Technologies Corp., has been awarded a $60.4 million-dollar federal contract for the development of a surface to air weapon system, in conjunction with the German manufacturer Diehl Defense GmbH. Work is expected to begin this year in Tucson, Arizona and will be completed by the end of 2021. The… Read more »

U.S. Defense Contractor Raytheon Wins Contract for Weapon System

U.S. Defense contractor Raytheon Missile & Defense, based here in Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a contract by the United States Air Force, for a potential of $375 million. The order provides for the creation of a “Miniature Self-Defense Munition,” which would be groundbreaking for the aerospace industry. Concept work is expected to be completed… Read more »

Raytheon Technologies to Design New SATCOM System for U.S. Navy

Replacing technology systems they’ve maintained since the mid-1980s, Raytheon Technologies Corp announces they have been contracted to provide secure satellite communications (SATCOM) to the United States Navy and her seaboard allies. The deal, first announced as part of a larger order in March, is reported to constitute $63.5 million dollars. A specialized division of the… Read more »

Raytheon Technologies Closes Albuquerque Facility

U.S. aerospace defense contractor Raytheon, who recently merged with United Technologies, announced plans May 19th to shutter their operations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The company, now under the new conglomerate Raytheon Technologies Corp, intends to shift operations at the Sandia Science and Technology Park to other states including Massachusetts and here in Tucson, Arizona. “We… Read more »

Raytheon & United Technologies Complete Mega Merger

Completing one of the biggest mergers in recent memory within their respective industries, Raytheon Corporation and United Technologies resolved final regulatory objections earlier this month to create a defense stalwart capable of generating multi-billion dollar annual revenues. As a result of the merger, the two companies will operate as Raytheon Technologies and trade under RTX…. Read more »

Raytheon Inks Lucrative Deal with Aerojet Rocketdyne

One of the largest defense contractors in the United States, Raytheon company, recently reached a deal with missile/rocket manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. for the purchase of the latter’s propulsion systems. Arriving on the heels of Raytheon’s standard missile production contract with the Department of Defense, this deal aims to vastly improve the company’s supply chain… Read more »

Navy Aims to Overhaul Its Cybersecurity Systems

The U.S. Navy released a memo last week outlining a proposed overhaul of their cybersecurity systems across the board, in response to a rise in such technological threats from China. At the heart of the memo was an intense focus on updating a network infrastructure that largely relies on computers and communicative technology from the… Read more »

Lockheed Martin Wins $31.9 Million Weapons Contract

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $31.9 million contract by the U.S. government to develop a specialized weapon-delivery system capable of striking mobile enemy targets. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) conferred the contract to Lockheed’s Missiles & Fire Control branch in Grand Prairie, Texas, this month where the bulk… Read more »