Raytheon is increasing Coyote and Silver Fox drone production to meet military demand.
Raytheon’s expendable, tube-launched Coyote unmanned aerial vehicle. Photo courtesy Raytheon
NEW ORLEANS, May 3 (UPI) — Raytheon reports it is ramping up deliveries of its small unmanned aerial systems to military customers as a result of increasing demand.
It has also opened a new UAS directorate within its Advanced Missile Systems product line in Tucson, Ariz., to integrate company-wide expertise in small UAS airframe and integration, with mission payload, command and control technology.
“Demand for our UAS platforms continues to grow as we deliver innovative unmanned solutions to a wide range of customers,” said Dr. Thomas R. Bussing, vice president of Raytheon’s Advanced Missile Systems product line. “This new directorate links company talents in aerodynamic design, propulsion systems, ground stations and a variety of mission payloads into one team that will enable us to deliver even better solutions to our customers.”