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Army Teams Complete Training With Raytheon-Made Weapon System

Teams from the U.S. Army have completed training for a new weapon system as part of the Atlantic Resolve effort that aims to rotate troops within the European theater to protect NATO allies within the region. The Army said Tuesday the teams underwent 40 hours of training on using the Javelin system through a computer-based basic skills …

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Raytheon Exec Mark Esper Confirmed as Army Secretary

The Senate approved Mark Esper, vice president of government relations at Raytheon, to serve as U.S. Army secretary through an 89-6 vote Wednesday, the Washington Examiner reported Wednesday. His confirmation came four months after President Donald Trump nominated him for the service’s top civilian post. “I’m also confident that [Esper] will call upon …

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Trump to Nominate Raytheon Exec Mark Esper as Army Secretary

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Mark Esper, vice president of government relations at Raytheon, as U.S. Army secretary, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. Esper is the administration’s third pick for the post following the decision of Vincent Viola, founder of digital stock trading firm Virtu Financial, and Tennessee Sen. …

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Navy to Deploy Raytheon Precision-Guided Missiles for Anti-Islamic State Campaign

The U.S. Navy is acquiring 566 AGM-65E2/L Maverick laser-guided weapon systems from Raytheon to support counterterrorism operations against the Islamic State group, Scout Warrior reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the Navy will deploy the Maverick air-to-ground missile systems for the Operation Inherent Resolve campaign against the militant group. The AGM-65E2/L‘s precision technology is intended to aid in coalition …

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Deputy CNO Joseph Aucoin Eyes Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles for Anti-Surface Warfare Mission

The U.S. Navy‘s number-two uniformed officer eyes Lockheed Martin‘s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile and Raytheon‘s Tomahawk cruise missile as possible options for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Breaking Defense quoted Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, deputy chief of naval operations,  as saying he wants the military service to compare a …

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Raytheon’s Michael Daly: Gov’t CIOs Should Consider Data, Devices, Insiders for Internet of Things

Michael Daly, chief technology officer for cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services practice, has urged government IT organizations to implement an enterprise strategy for the Internet of Things. Daly writes in an op-ed published Wednesday in GCN that federal chief information officers should consider both the potential …

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