Raytheon Said to Lobby for More of a Missile That Failed a Test

  • Contractor wants Congress to add 17 missiles to budget request
  • Change would cost an additional $179 million in fiscal year

Raytheon Co. is asking Congress to increase purchases of a U.S. Navy missile interceptor even as the Pentagon investigates the defensive weapon’s failure in a test, according to people familiar with the contractor’s efforts.

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