Raytheon awarded $243 million Standard Missile-6 contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2013
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon
Company (NYSE: RTN) a $243,478,659 contract for procurement of 89 Standard
Missile-6 Block I all up rounds, spares, containers and services. The contract
was awarded in Raytheon's third quarter.
About the Standard Missile-6
The SM-6 provides U.S. Navy sailors and their vessels extended range
protection against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles
and cruise missiles as part of the Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air
(NIFC-CA) mission area.
SM-6 delivers a proven over-the-horizon air defense capability by combining
the Standard Missile's airframe and propulsion with the Advanced Medium-Range
Air-to-Air Missile's signal processing and guidance control capabilities.
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,
security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation
spanning 91 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
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