Raytheon’s Global Patriot Solutions is a missile defense system consisting of radars, command-and-control technology and multiple types of interceptors, all working together to detect, identify and defeat tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, drones, advanced aircraft and other threats.


US Government/Military



Business Situation

Raytheon needed a team of engineers to help design and create parts for the MIM-104 Patriot.

Technological Situation

Hardware and sensor conditioning were design to create an ideal solution for the missile.


Signal processing and hardware design was performed to create a complete solution for Raytheon.


Raytheon was provided with fully tested and validated parts the ensure the machine would meet the customers needs.


  • Sensory Development
  • Design engineering
  • Validation testing

MIM-104 Patriot Hardware Design

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Founded in 1922, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support services. This company works with customers, suppliers and local industries to deliver solutions that help governments preserve their sovereignty and defend their national security.

Occam Technology Group was approached by Raytheon to help design the MIM-104 Patriot missile. The MIM-104 Patriot is a surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, the primary of its kind used by the United States Army and several allied nations. It is manufactured by the Raytheon Company of the United States, and derives its name from the Radar component of the weapon system. The AN/MPQ-53 at the heart of the system is known as the “Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target” or PATRIOT. Occam Technology Group performed Hardware/firmware design and development of analog sensor conditioning, digital signal processing, and validation.