Raytheon Missile Systems 3-Star Excellence Award: Awarded in 2011 to FIRST RF for excellence in partnership to develop high quality and high value antenna products supporting several Raytheon Missile Systems production and development programs.
Tibbetts Award: Awarded to FIRST RF in 2011. This award recognizes companies who are beacons of promise and models of excellence in high technology. Winners are selected based on the economic impact for their technological innovation, and the extent to which that innovation served federal R&D needs, encouraged diverse participation, and increased the commercialization of federal research.
Raytheon Missile Systems: In 2010 this award recognized FIRST RF for their spirit of collaboration and teaming in working with Raytheon Missile Systems in the development of advanced antenna products for the JSOW weapons program. FIRST RF invested in the development of these antennas which ultimately enhanced performance and saved money for Raytheon Missile Systems. FIRST RF was recognized for the development of advanced ultra-broadband antenna products used as part of a life-saving system in current conflicts.
National Army SBIR Commercialization Excellence Award: Awarded in 2010 to FIRST RF for outstanding commercialization success of a SBIR program. The Army’s Phase I SBIR award to FIRST RF resulted in sales of over $200M for advanced ultra-broadband antenna products used as part of a life-saving system in current conflicts.
ITT Distinguished Supplier Award: Awarded to FIRST RF in 2009 for outstanding performance as a supplier to ITT Force Protection Systems with 100% on-time delivery and 100% quality with zero field failures.
EDO Distinguished Performance Award: A 2008 award presented to FIRST RF for outstanding performance as a supplier to EDO with 100% on-time delivery and 100% quality with zero field failures.
Department of Defense | Defense Contract Management Agency Award Denver: Awarded to FIRST RF in 2008 in recognition for consistently delivering on-time, high quality products to the US Government.
SRCTec Supplier Excellence Award: Awarded to FIRST RF in 2006 for performance as a supplier to SRCTec. FIRST RF has consistently achieved 100% quality and 100% on-time performance ratings from SRCTec in over five years of antenna deliveries.
Top Ten Greatest Inventions Award: A 2005 United States Army Greatest Inventions award which identifies and recognizes the U.S. Army laboratory community’s best new technologies with military application and utility. Awarded to FIRST RF for the development of the Dual Band Antenna, which is the first antenna that can be designated as the Army “Common Antenna”, capable of performing multiple communications and electronic warfare (EW) functions.
FIRST RF has produced over 165,000 Antennas since 2005 with 100% On time delivery and no field returns