Air Force taps Raytheon for GPS receiver modernization

Raytheon Co. has won an $11.2 million contract from the Air Force to provide initial development work related to the service's next-generation of military global positioning system receivers, the company announced
Tuesday.

Under the contract, Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business will study the implementation, certification, integration and operation of a modernized military GPS architecture.

The company also will study the feasibility and advisability of implementing the military's Y-Code GPS signal in user equipment.

Raytheon plans to complete work on the project by February 2005 in time for the start of the military GPS equipment engineering development phase.

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems of El Segundo, Calif., is a unit of Raytheon of Lexington, Mass. The company has more than 76,000 employees and had annual sales of $16.8 billion in fiscal 2002.

About the Author

William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.