The U.S. Army plans to purchase Israel’s Iron Dome system, opting to buy the first batch of the rocket interceptor for deployed U.S. military forces against a range of ballistic and airborne threats.
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions will deliver six unmanned air systems of an undisclosed type for an unnamed, “national security” customer, the company said.
There will be a Defense Acquisition Board meeting this fall that nails down the cost and schedule of the F-35 Block 4, the Pentagon acquisition chief says.
Raytheon said it is investing $100 million in a new 50,000-sq.-ft. facility in east Mississippi that will be a “hub” for test, integration and production of S-band radars, including the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 Air and Missile Defense Radar program.
The U.S. Air Force has chosen Northrop Grumman’s wide-area surveillance radar for its future J-Stars platform over Raytheon’s “Archimedes” sensor.
After a number of difficulties and delays with Raytheon’s next-generation ground control system for GPS III satellites, the U.S. Air Force has accepted delivery of an initial version.