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Raytheon signs $225 million Patriot contract

01st December 2016 - 12:30 by The Shephard News Team

Raytheon signs $225 million Patriot contract

Raytheon has announced that it signed a contract with an undisclosed customer in October to provide additional capability for the user’s Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system. The $225 million direct commercial sale was announced on 28 November.

The customer is an existing member of the 13-nation group that owns and operates the Patriot system.

The added capability will strengthen the customer’s ability to counter evolving threats, including ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and enemy aircraft.

Patriot provides protection against a full range of advanced threats, and is continually upgraded and enhanced with new technology developments. 

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