Raytheon Receives $184 Million U.S. Navy Contract For Australian, Spanish Navies

Raytheon will provide radar equipment for foreign navies; work will be done in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Raytheon Co. announced Tuesday that they have received a $184 million U.S. Navy contract to provide radar equipment for the Royal Australian Navy's Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) and the Spanish Navy's F-105 Frigate.

Under the Foreign Military Sales contract, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will manufacture, integrate and test AN/SPY-1 D(V) system transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AWD and F-105 programs.

The contract reflects an increase in funding over the original $72 million contract awarded in June 2006.
Work will be performed at IDS' Surveillance and Sensors Center in Sudbury, Mass., the Integrated Air Defense Center in Andover, Mass., and the Maritime Mission Center in Portsmouth, R.I.

IDS is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing integrated solutions to an  international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Raytheon, headquartered in Waltham, Mass., employes 73,000 people globally.


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