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Image - Raytheon Begins Building Critical Components for AN/TOPY-2 BMD Radar

Raytheon Begins Building Critical Components for AN/TOPY-2 B...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars .  Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2.  The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out...
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Image - Soldiers Certified to Protect Metro D.C. from Cruise Missiles, Drones With Raytheons JLENS Radar Blimp

Soldiers Certified to Protect Metro D.C. from Cruise Missile...

Mission ready. That was the verdict for the U.S. Army's A Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, who were recently certified to operate Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS radar to protect the National Capital Region (NCR) from cruise missiles and drone threats. JLENS is a system of two aerostats, or tethered blimps, that float 10,000 feet in the air. The heli...
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