DigitalGlobe Selects Raytheon For Payload Build

Raytheon Company, which provides satellite construction services, said today that it has been selected by Westminster, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe, as its payload provider. Financial details of the win were not announced. Raytheon said it will deliver the telescopes, detectors and combined electronics to Space Systems Loral, the WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator, as part of a new contract with DigitalGlobe. DigitalGlobe is in the midst of deploying a new satellite imaging constellation, which will support multispectral and 30 cm imagery of the most rapidly changing areas on Earth every 20 to 30 minutes.