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 •  November 18

JPSS CGS, a global system of ground antennas and high-performance computers, provides the mission planning and command and control once in space. Recently upgraded, the JPSS CGS 2.0 delivers observations to NOAA's National Weather Service almost 50 percent faster than before. "Every day, thousands of decisions depend on accurate weather forecasting...

Raytheon

 •  November 17

Raytheon tech powers the newest US weather forecast satellite
More weather data builds smarter forecasts.The launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 means access to some of the most-accurate, highest-fidelity, near-real-time weather data in the world. JPSS-1 is joining the satellite Suomi-NPP, its predecessor, in a sun-synchronous, polar...

Raytheon

 •  November 16

High-tech plane will support advanced weapons testing and other missions
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $79 million contract to develop a new advanced telemetry system for the U.S. Navy's Range Support Aircraft. The high-tech plane will replace the Navy's aging telemetry test...

Raytheon

 •  November 16

Earth-bound mirrors calibrate spacefaring satellite sensors
A satellite is only as good as its vision.Satellites must be able to see the earth well enough to produce crystal-clear images and collect the detailed data scientists use to forecast the weather and perform advanced analytics.Raytheon has developed a unique means for calibrating the...

Raytheon

 •  November 9

Companies improving man-portable systems for ground troops
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Swedish aerospace and defense firm Saab will partner to develop new weapons for infantry forces. Initially, the team will upgrade the Carl-Gustaf reloadable shoulder-launched weapon system and explore...

Raytheon

 •  November 9

The Veterans’ Voices mentoring project heals through shared experiences
It would have seemed odd to outsiders.Men and women of all ages sat in a nondescript conference room, watching intently as two men talked to each other as if no one else was there. The video camera between them yielded the only clue: This was an interview – not for a job, but...

Raytheon

 •  November 9

Raytheon helps veterans build successful civilian lives
They call it the Alamo of the Iraq War.It's officially known as the Battle of Debecka Pass. A small group, including 26 Green Berets, was greatly outnumbered by an Iraqi rifle company with armored personnel carriers and four tanks. Yet the group seized a crossroads and moved forward, securing...

Raytheon

 •  November 9

Military veterans deserve the chance to build successful civilian lives. For many, that begins with higher education, the path to fulfilling careers and the just due for all who have served our nations. Yet student veterans must overcome a series of misconceptions: that they graduate at a lower rate than other students, that they have poor academic...

Raytheon

 •  November 8

Some hard facts about one of the most successful groups in higher ed
There are a lot of myths about how student veterans are faring today, and some are not good. Just ask Jared Lyon, president and CEO of the Student Veterans of America.The myths begin with “long-held misconceptions about veterans that date back to the Vietnam War,” he said....

Raytheon

 •  November 7

Program ready for Joint Polar Satellite System-1 launch
AURORA, Colo., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) next-generation Common Ground System for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS CGS 2.0) is now operational, supporting 11 polar-orbiting satellites and delivering observations to NOAA's National Weather Service almost 50...