Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems

 Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for
                                 land systems

  PR Newswire

  HARLOW, England, Dec. 3, 2012

HARLOW, England, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon UK has been awarded a
significant contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for delivery of a new GPS
Anti-Jam Antenna System. The contract is for an undisclosed number of advanced
systems for deployment in operational theatres spanning multiple vehicle
platforms. This UOR (Urgent Operational Requirement) contract is the first
award for Raytheon's GPS Anti-Jam (AJ) Land product family.

Bob Delorge, chief executive, Raytheon UK, commented: "Raytheon UK has a track
record of on-time delivery for GPS AJ systems, having delivered over 7,000
units for air and naval capabilities in the UK and U.S. Many of the military
platforms used in operations are protected by the proven Raytheon GPS anti-jam
technology, and the first order for our Land GPS AJ product family marks a
significant success."

The contract will see the deployment of the systems under a very short
timescale, with final delivery of the capability expected to be completed six
months from contract award.

About Raytheon UK

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and
major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and has developed strong
capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and
commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a
range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in
Harlow, Glenrothes, Uxbridge, Waddington and Broughton.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence,
homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a
history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art
electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas
of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence
systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at
www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon .

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