News Feature Archive
From space to ‘the cloud’
RI&S has spent the past several years working alongside NASA developing a secure cloud-based platform, known as Earthdata Cloud. Its goal is creating a cost-effective, efficient data distribution and archival method while helping NASA store its ever-expanding data repository.
Improving planetary defense
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory, using an RI&S radar, conducted the first-ever transmission from the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, Nov. 10, 2020. The test produced images of the Apollo 15 moon landing site using a transmitter installed on the GBT and the widespread antennas of the Very Long Baseline Array.
A mathematician from the start
In 2019, Dr. Nandi Leslie became the first African American woman at what was then Raytheon Company to hold the distinction of engineering fellow – the company’s highest technical honor. Only 3% of the company’s engineers achieved it.
Protecting & securing SATCOMs
Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, is participating in a U.S. Space Force study to build a modernized ground segment system for a new fleet of strategic communications satellites set to launch in 2032.
‘Look at the abilities’
Don Chan credits hard work, a good education, computers, and support from family, teachers and advocates for his successful career as a Raytheon Intelligence & Space electrical engineer, who has diverse abilities.
An idea out of the woodwork
Kevin Chapla, a Raytheon Intelligence & Space principal mechanical engineer, with more than a decade of experience in woodworking and Catherine Trent, a co-worker who is a triathlete, used their hobbies to help solve an engineering problem for a customer.
Azevedo named to Wash100
Roy Azevedo, Raytheon Intelligence & Space president, was named to the Wash100, a “who’s who” of distinguished leaders in the federal sector curated by Executive Mosaic.
Keeping time and operational tempo
Resilience in defence operations is essential to military success. Landshield – Raytheon UK’s compact, smart, reliable next-generation Global Navigation Satellite Systems anti-jamming technology – nulls jammers that threaten military tempo.
Making sense of a lot of data
Raytheon Intelligence & Space is working with both government agencies and civilian firms to develop and deploy tailored next-generation multi-INT sense-making technology. Capabilities include cost-effective, high-performance computing integration, big-data storage and complex algorithms.