Poland's PIT-RADWAR signs Letter of Intent with Raytheon
Companies explore cooperation on development and production of radar, command & control, and missile technology
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a Letter of Intent with Poland's PIT-RADWAR to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets. The companies will examine areas for partnership in the following categories:
- Radar equipment and subsystems design, fabrication and integration including:
- Electronic component design and production
- Radar systems and software
- Verification, validation and testing (VVT)
- Low-Cost Interceptor
- Common C2 equipment, subsystems and software:
- C2 software and hardware integration
- Design and VVT of Battle Management software modules
- Software and hardware in the loop laboratory.
- Mission Planning architecture, simulation and software
- Systems Level Integration, Verification and Validation Testing.
"We are pleased to extend our cooperation with Raytheon. We expect this partnership will result in commercial advantages for both sides," said Ryszard Kardasz, President of PIT-RADWAR S.A.
"Raytheon looks forward to its continued partnership with PIT-RADWAR. In Spring this year, we signed a contract with them (formerly Bumar Elektronika) on the design and development of a modernized Patriot Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) antenna," said Mike Shaughnessy, Vice President of Supply Chain, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. "These partnerships demonstrate Raytheon's commitment to collaborating with Polish Defense industry on meaningful engineering & technology projects."
PIT-RADWAR S.A. is one of the biggest companies in the sector of Poland's defence system with eighty years experience in electronics. It is also one of the leading providers in the area of professional electronics for the Polish Armed Forces. In the last few decades, the company has been carrying out research in the area of radiolocation, command and control systems as well as radio reconnaissance technologies. PIT-RADWAR S.A. is a part of Polish Armored Group – a group of Polish consolidated producers of defence sector.
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 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 cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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