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The ATLIS prototype will serve as a pathfinder for the future of one of NASA’s most enduring missions – land imaging. Since the 1970s, NASA’s LandSat program has cataloged the Earth’s ever-changing landscape from its morning orbit perch. But today, program managers are looking for ways to get more capability on orbit at a lower cost.
How women can rise in tech
Two female engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space present during virtual workshops in the "Women Impact Tech" event series to offer career advice.
A ‘USB’ for satellites
Raytheon Intelligence & Space engineers are pioneering new constellation management technology to control multiple satellites from a single ground station. The tech not only connects satellites to the ground, but also to one another.
Just like 'Top Gun'
The Identification Friend or Foe has run on Mode 4 since the 1960s. IFF Mode 5 significantly improves the ability to identify and track friendly aircraft, providing increased situational awareness to command and control and combat ID functions. Mode 5 improvements include new cryptography, stronger security features, modern signal modulation techniques and greater data content.
A coalition of the willing
BBN Technologies is working with a group of leading cryptographers, physicians, privacy experts, scientists and engineers across the technology industry and academia on a smartphone contact tracing app, which ensures privacy, to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Protecting satellite communications
The Department of Defense recognized a need to guarantee our troops and allies access to secure satellite communications during critical missions and during the heat of battle. The solution: Protected Anti-Jam Tactical Satellite Communications or PATS.
Two views but one of a kind
The ELCAN Specter DR sight allows a shooter to switch instantly from one magnification to another without having to fine-tune or adjust focus or correct head position. The dual-role sight is also available with 1.5-6x magnification and more than 50 custom ballistic reticles to meet changing, unpredictable mission requirements, including custom reticles for mounted and dismounted machine guns.
Every soldier a sharpshooter
Raytheon ELCAN is developing a digital fire control rifle sight to help soldiers hit their mark consistently at distances greater than 1,000 meters – even when firing from behind cover or traversing hills.
Hungry to help
Two Raytheon Intelligence & Space employees in the Los Angeles area are volunteering at local food banks during the global crisis. They are among a large number of Raytheon Technologies' employees who are helping in their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.