Raytheon-FlexRadio team to develop airborne high-frequency radio
FORT WAYNE, Ind.,, September 4, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will develop and qualify high frequency radio flooring $ 36 million Project agreement through another transaction agreement with the Consortium Management Group. OTA is on behalf of the Consortium for Command, Control and Communication in Cyberspace, in support of the requirements of the US Air Force Lifecycle Management Center.
The new radio will provide long-distance communications out of sight and visibility for crews.
“High-frequency radios provide the military with secure communications in an increasingly complex and congested threat environment,” he said. Barbara Borgonovi, Vice President of Integrated Communication Systems. “Raytheon’s partnership with FlexRadio combines commercial innovation with advanced military hardening techniques to ensure a fast next-generation operational state that supports strategic and tactical missions.
The Raytheon-FlexRadio team is one of the two recipients of this development program. After the 31-month implementation period, a team will be assigned to move on to production.
“Global high-frequency communications are what our commercial customers do every day, using virtually every mode of operation and type of distribution,” he said. Gerald Youngblood, CEO of FlexRadio. “Our partnership brings together huge resources and Raytheon’s experience in tactical airborne communication systems with FlexRadio’s commercial high-frequency, high-quality software radios to deliver a modular, scalable and flexible combat combat communication platform. “
The mission of Consortium Management Group, Inc. on behalf of the Consortium for Command, Control, and Communication in Cyberspace (C5) is to accelerate the development of technologies to enhance the capabilities of the U.S. government needed to maintain U.S. military superiority in weapons systems information technology.
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FlexRadio Systems is a leader in technologically advanced software-defined radio systems for consumer, commercial and government markets. Founded in 2003, FlexRadio has customers in more than 30 countries with a wide range of products, including consumer high-frequency radio systems, government geolocation sensors and signal intelligence platforms. FlexRadio Systems is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit www.flexradio.com.
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