USA: Raytheon Gets USD 106 Million for Aegis Radar Work

first_imgThe U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a $106.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System. With this modification, Raytheon will continue its long history of reliable manufacturing of these two essential components, which are critical to Aegis’ air and missile defense capabilities.The work will support DDG 116, the next planned ship of the Arleigh Burke-class of destroyers, as well as the Aegis Ashore missile defense system. Raytheon’s AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control System, both key elements of the Aegis system, have been in production for more than 30 years as part of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis shipbuilding program.“Raytheon has partnered with the Navy for more than three decades on Aegis, and we look forward to supporting the next stage of the program,” said Denis Donohue, director of Above Water Sensors for Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business. “As the world’s preeminent leader in naval radar technology, we are uniquely positioned to advance the legacy of Aegis and build upon its proven capabilities.”Raytheon’s Work on AegisRaytheon also provides performance-based logistics support, including spares and repairs, for Aegis weapons systems. In addition, the company manages system repairs in support of foreign military sales. The AN/SPY-1 and the MK99 are currently aboard the U.S. Navy’s fleet of cruisers and destroyers, as well as Japanese Kongo-class destroyers, Spanish F-100-class frigates, and South Korean KDX-111 King Sejong the Great-class destroyers. The AN/SPY-1 radar will also be deployed by the Royal Australian Navy’s future Air Warfare Destroyer. Raytheon Australia serves as the combat systems integrator for AWD.Work on this contract will be performed at Raytheon IDS’ Surveillance and Sensors Center, Sudbury, Mass.; Seapower Capability Center, Portsmouth, R.I.; and Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass.Radar Expertise and HeritageRaytheon’s radar expertise spans the spectrum from UHF to X/Ku-band for both land-based and naval radar solutions. The company’s program management, manufacturing maturity and infrastructure, and technology expertise continue to evolve to support both legacy and next-generation radars, such as the U.S. Navy’s Dual Band Radar, Cobra Judy Replacement, and Air and Missile Defense Radar.About RaytheonRaytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 71,000 people worldwide.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, April 18, 2012; Image: Raytheon USA: Raytheon Gets USD 106 Million for Aegis Radar Work View post tag: Aegis April 18, 2012 View post tag: Radar Work View post tag: Naval View post tag: Raytheon View post tag: USD 106 Million View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today USA: Raytheon Gets USD 106 Million for Aegis Radar Work View post tag: gets Equipment & technology View post tag: usa Share this articlelast_img read more

UPDATE: Southern Tier to move onto phase 4 Friday

first_imgGarnar’s final news conference According to the state government, the Southern Tier region has the second lowest infection rate after the North Country. Because of this, Garnar says daily news conferences are no longer needed. Coronavirus numbers (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced he will give his last coronavirus update on Friday. Phase four is final phase of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reopening plan. The county executive has held daily news conferences since the outbreak began in March. Garnar says he expects the county to move onto phase four Friday. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the county government has got official word from the state that phase four will begin on Friday for the Southern Tier. 51 people died from the virus and 548 have recovered. Live conferences will be conducted if needed, Garnar says. He says the county will continue to gives updates on the virus on GoBroomeCounty.com and its Facebook page.center_img There are 35 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. 3:57 P.M. UPDATE: Garnar says guidance will be sent to businesses sometime Tuesday evening. —– Broome County June 23 coronavirus update Phase four However, the county executive says he has not received any guidance from the state about how the region will proceed from phase three to four. In the fourth phase, recreational and education facilities are permitted to open. For a map detailing where cases are located, click here.last_img read more