|Cobra Judy Replacement Team Completes Radar Delivery Milestone|
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently completed a significant milestone for the Cobra Judy Replacement program. The CJR S-band active phased-array antenna was successfully delivered to the CJR integration site at Kiewit Offshore Services, Corpus Christi, Texas, completing the development phase of the program.
The mission of the CJR program is to provide the government with long-loiter ballistic missile data collection capability. Its dual-band radar suite consists of X-band and S-band phased-array sensors, a common radar suite controller, and other related mission equipment. The program now progresses to full dual-band radar integration and testing.
"This delivery represents a tremendous step forward for the CJR program and the entire industry team," said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Patrick "Kevin" Peppe, vice president of Seapower Capability Systems. "This sophisticated radar suite will provide an integral sea-based treaty verification capability to the United States and its allies."
"The S-band phased array demonstrated excellent performance," said Dave Perry, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems Division. "This large antenna is well equipped to fulfill its mission."
Work on the CJR program is primarily performed at Raytheon IDS' Surveillance and Sensors Center, Sudbury, Mass.; at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Baltimore, Md.; and at Kiewit Offshore Services.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/ for more information.
Raytheon Company, with 2010 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.
SOURCE Raytheon Company