FORT WAYNE, Ind. , May 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will provide a critical communications solution for the Department of Defense's Joint Tactical Radio System.
JTRS is the next generation of radios for the U.S. military. Raytheon will
be a subcontractor on the
The AMF domain will provide network and interoperable communications for more than 160 platform types, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, submarines and surface ships, and fixed stations worldwide.
Raytheon will co-lead the design, development and manufacture of the joint airborne radio of the JTRS AMF communications simulation efforts, and the company will design, develop and manufacture ancillary products for the system including power supplies and filters.
Raytheon will also lead the Army aviation platform piece of the contract with responsibility for overall integration of the communications systems on all Army aviation platforms.
"We have more than 40 years of experience solving the military's communications challenges," said Jerry Powlen , vice president, Raytheon Network Centric Systems' Integrated Communications Systems. "Applying our systems integration experience and building on our communications expertise to deliver this solution assure our troops have the very best capability."
Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of
Note to Editors:
Raytheon also has a role in other JTRS domains including the handheld-manpack domain and the ground mobile radio domain.
SOURCE Raytheon Company