TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 21, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has
recommended Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) advanced submarine combat
control system, AN/BYG-1, for fleet introduction on the SSGN Ohio Class and
SSN-21 Seawolf Class attack submarines after favorable tests and
evaluations. The recent Follow-on Operational Test & Evaluation reports
highlighted several performance enhancements and confirmed the operational
effectiveness and suitability of the AN/BYG-1(V)6 and (V)7 for the SSN-21
and SSGN platforms.
AN/BYG-1 exploits the power of sonar, electronic support measures,
radar, navigation, periscopes, communication, command and weapons to
provide a fully integrated submarine combat system. The system was designed
using commercial off the shelf (COTS) equipment and open standards that
provide interoperability, portability, scalability and supplier
independence for all hardware and software components. The AN/BYG-1 system
allows for rapid COTS insertion to accommodate and integrate additional
functionality, sensors and/or weapons.
"The customer commended the AN/BYG-1 combat system's reliability,
maintainability, training and documentation," said Upinder Dhinsa, vice
president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) Maritime Mission
Systems. "We see this as a testament to Raytheon's ongoing commitment to
delivering highly capable and affordable solutions for the U.S. Navy's
Raytheon IDS is the AN/BYG-1 systems integrator for the combat control
suite, delivering the advanced communication, navigation and weapon launch
capabilities that are critical to submarine combat operations. In addition
to the weapons control subsystem, the company provides integration, control
and coordination of the tactical control, weapons control, and tactical
network subsystems, ensuring complete end-to-end functionality.
Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace
Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad
international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile
Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland
Source: U.S. Navy Recommends Raytheon Submarine Combat System for Fleet Introduction
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