Raytheon selected to advance in U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor competition
Mature solution ready to defend against modern threats
TEWSKBURY, Mass., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is advancing in the U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, or LTAMDS, competition and now enters the Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction phase of the program. During TMRR, Raytheon will demonstrate LTAMDS performance through multiple technology demonstrations, using a fully operational array and later an integrated radar prototype, to prove the maturity of the Raytheon design.
"We've worked with the U.S. Army for decades to address advancing threats with the latest technology," said Tom Laliberty, vice president of Integrated Air and Missile Defense at Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business. "Our expertise in the lower tier air and missile defense domain, combined with our Gallium Nitride based sensor technology, allows us to offer the U.S. Army the radar they need, when they need it."
As the LTAMDS program progresses, Raytheon will:
- Develop key prototyping that reduces risk and further matures the technology
- Deliver detailed designs that prove capability and production readiness
- Deliver a support plan to the Army's testing for mobility and sustainability
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Follow us on Twitter.
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