Subscribe to our free daily newsletters
. Military Space News .




Subscribe to our free daily newsletters



Raytheon-SAIC Team Selected For NATO Theater BMD Work

-
by Staff Writers
Tucson AZ (SPX) Sep 19, 2006
Two businesses of Raytheon Company are part of a multinational team selected as the preferred bidder to support the integration of the NATO Active Layered Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (ALTBMD). The estimated value of the work is $95 million. Most of the work will be performed in the Netherlands with the participation of Raytheon Missile Systems and ThalesRaytheonSystems.

NATO is working to network existing and future national weapon systems, sensors, battle management and command, control and communications systems into an integrated defense for the protection of alliance military forces and critical assets.

The team, lead by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will assist in this effort by developing and verifying proposed ALTBMD architectures using an integration test bed that it will design and operate under the contract.

Through the application of advanced architectures, modeling, simulation and extensive prototyping, Team SAIC will help the ALTBMD Program Office use NATO's existing capability to create an effective and efficient air and missile defense system.

"Raytheon brings to this effort its broad and deep capabilities in systems engineering and integration, ballistic missile defense sensors and interceptors, battle management command, control and communications and information," said Michael Booen, Raytheon vice president of Advanced Missile Defense.

ThalesRaytheonSystems will provide its expertise as a systems of systems supplier to NATO, as the lead system integrator and a major contributor for system engineering and test bed development. ThalesRaytheonSystems is the prime contractor for NATO's ACCS (Air Command and Control System). This system will unify air defense systems in Europe and provide the necessary architecture for ALTBMD deployment.

Raytheon's missile defense programs range from the sea-based Standard Missile-3, to the land-based Patriot weapon system, the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, Kinetic Energy Interceptor, sensors such as Sea-based X-band Radar, Upgraded Early Warning Radar, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense radar and fire control, and the Space Tracking and Surveillance System.

Related Links
Raytheon
Learn about missile defense at SpaceWar.com
Learn about nuclear weapons doctrine and defense at SpaceWar.com

TEAMSAIC Selected For NATO Active Layered Theater BMD Support Contract
San Diego CA (SPX) Sep 19, 2006
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today TEAMSAIC was selected to negotiate a firm fixed-price contract to support the integration of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Active Layered Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (ALTBMD). The contract will establish a six-year period of performance with an estimated value of $95 million. Most of the work will be performed in the Netherlands.







  • Next Japanese Leader Unapologetic Over War Against China
  • The Curse Of Unwinnable Wars Stalks The Battlefield
  • US-Russia Launch Strategic Post Cold War Security Dialogue
  • China: Next UN Secretary General Should Be Asian

  • North Korea Progress Unlikely
  • Iran Pursues A Grand Bargain
  • Russia Hails US Nuclear Initiative To Stop Proliferation
  • The Great Korean Divide

  • Norway Fires Its First Raytheon-Built Evolved SeaSparrow Missile
  • Australia Signs Contract For JASSM Follow On Standoff Weapon
  • Louisville Facility To Build NLOS-LS Precision Attack Missile
  • Raytheon's Louisville Facility to Build NLOS-LS Precision Attack Missile

  • Raytheon-SAIC Team Selected For NATO Theater BMD Work
  • TEAMSAIC Selected For NATO Active Layered Theater BMD Support Contract
  • Northrop Grumman Fires Rocket Motor For Missile Defense Interceptor
  • Missile Defense Success Cause Global Reaction

  • Boeing, Chinese Carriers Finalize Orders for Next-Generation 737s
  • GE Aviation Launches New Customer Support Center In China
  • Rolls-Royce wins 800 million dollar deal from Air China
  • US Sanctions On Russia Could Hurt Boeing

  • Scientists Test Unmanned Aerial Systems Refueling
  • Reaper Moniker Given To MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  • SDS Awarded Additional MQ-1B Predator Training System Capabilities By USAF
  • France Tests Europe's First Long-Endurance Surveillance Drone

  • Over 20,000 American Troops Injured In Iraq
  • Anbar Troops Moved To Baghdad
  • Iraq War Rages Despite Decapitation Of Local al-Qaida Leadership
  • US Marines Face 'Challenge' In Iraq's Sunni Bastion

  • Raytheon-BAE Systems Bofors' Excalibur Closer to Fielding
  • Boeing Successful In Second Laser JDAM Moving Target Test
  • US Suspects China Developing Biological And Chemical Weapons
  • BAE Promoting Environmentally-Friendly Munitions

  • The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2006 - SpaceDaily.AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA PortalReports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additionalcopyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement