The FBI announced that they have arrested a US defense contractor employee who worked at Raytheon for taking classified information with him on an undisclosed trip to China. China-born Arizona resident Wei Sun worked for Raytheon for over 10 years as an electrical engineer, working on Raytheon’s missile systems program.
“While Silicon Valley workers continue to protest their employers selling artificial intelligence products to the U.S. military, the U.S. military is still looking to spend money on AI. The Army Research Lab, the Project Maven team, and the Defense Department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will host technology companies later this month in
Organized by annual revenue, the list of the largest defense firms in the world is topped by Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, and Boeing. Source: The list is here: The largest defense companies on the globe, revealed
India has approved a $1 billion dollar deal to replace India’s aging Russian air defense systems ahead of a September summit between the defense and foreign ministers of the US and India as part of efforts to strengthen defense ties. Source: India to spend $1 billion on advanced air defense
The missile defense chief at Raytheon criticized NATO member Turkey’s decision to purchase a Russian air defense system over the Patriot system, saying “Patriot is the most combat proven integrated air and missile defense system in the world [with] more than 300 ground tests, more than 1,000 combat engagements, more