WWII-era Navy plant modernizes, expands

The local operation of multibillion-dollar defense contractor Raytheon Co. has become the sole location for some key Raytheon programs, including modernizing outdated military vehicles.

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Firms start early trying to entice science-oriented students

Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.

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Military contracts add up for Raytheon

Raytheon Technical Services Co. in Indianapolis won a $31.1 million contract to provide cryptographic services for the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

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Raytheon’s local plant lands $42M Navy order

Raytheon Technical Services Co. in Indianapolis has scored a $42 million contract to make forward-looking infrared sensors for the U.S. Air Force’s HH-60G helicopter, the Department of Defense said late last week.

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