Category: Defense Contractors

Raytheon announces delivery of first laser counter-UAS system to U.S. Air Force

Raytheon announces delivery of first laser counter-UAS system to U.S. Air Force

iSpeechDefence Blog | Source URL U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co announced that it successfully delivered the first high-energy laser counter-unmanned aerial system to the U.S. Air Force earlier this month. In recent years, the Defense Department has assessed directed energy weapons—more commonly known as “lasers”—as an affordable alternative to traditional […]

Military-Industrial Blockbuster: United Technologies To Buy Raytheon, Creating One Of World’s Largest Defense Firms

Military-Industrial Blockbuster: United Technologies To Buy Raytheon, Creating One Of World’s Largest Defense Firms

https://www.ispeech.org Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL United Technologies has agreed to buy Raytheon in an all stock deal, forming one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies with more than $74 billion in revenue and $13.5 billion in EBITDA, through one of the industry’s biggest deals ever. […]

Lockheed Martin Wins $289M Deal for M142 HIMARS Launchers

natural tts NASDAQ | Source URL Lockheed Martin Corp . LMT recently secured a $289.2-million modification contract for the delivery of 24 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and spare parts. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Work related to the deal will be […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

iSpeech Wired | Source URL FOR MONTHS, A growing faction of Google employees has tried to force the company to drop out of a controversial military program called Project Maven. More than 4,000 employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract. Last week, Gizmodo reported that […]