Raytheon awarded $71.7M from U.S. Army to modernize Patriot fleet Raytheon received $71.7M in contracts from the U.S. Army to upgrade the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with the modernized Radar Digital Processor and Modern Man Station. The increased processing power of the RDP improves the radar's reliability by 40%. The greater situational awareness with the new MMS increases safety and allows soldiers in the field to better defend against evolving threats. The contracts were awarded in Raytheon's second and third quarters of 2013.
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Raytheon BBN Technologies, GrammaTech collaborate to prevent malware Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech are collaborating on a $4.8M contract award under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's VET program. Under the program, GrammaTech and Raytheon BBN intend to develop tools and techniques to enable organizations to inspect the software and firmware that exist inside such network-enabled devices and protect them from attack. Raytheon BBN Technologies plans to develop techniques that enable analysts to prioritize elements of software and firmware to examine for hidden malicious functionality.