Raytheon building Canadian radar to test effects of Aurora Borealis

December 4, 2018 – Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, will design, build and install two over-the-horizon radar sites in Canada’s polar region to determine what effects, if any, the Aurora Borealis has on target detection along the Canadian north. These two contracts, totaling $30 million, resulted from a competitive solicitation posted on BuyandSell.gc.ca by Public Services & Procurement Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defence. These contracts will enable Defence Research and Development Canada to conduct a feasibility study of using sky-wave Over-The-Horizon Radar…

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