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Raytheon to provide ESSM services to several international customers

15th April 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Raytheon has been awarded a $13.72 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract. The new modification exercises an option to provide support and technical engineering services for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Design Agent.

The contracting agency is the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command in San Diego, California.

Japan, Thailand and the UAE are also involved via the FMS programme, which is providing $11.93 million of the funding.

Work will be performed at a range of countries including the Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Turkey and the US.

The ESSM programme is an international effort to design, develop and test missiles to improve ship defence. It forms part of an international defence agreement between the US and nine of its military allies. 

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