Raytheon Awarded US Navy Missile Launcher Contract Valued up to $83 M
- Launchers carry AMRAAM, Sparrow, Sidewinder missiles
The launchers are used on Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. They provide the structural and electrical interfaces that enable the aircraft to carry and launch missiles such as the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), the AIM-7 Sparrow and the AIM-9X Sidewinder. The launchers will be built at the Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC) facility in Indianapolis.
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"These missile launchers are an important part of America's military arsenal," said RTSC Customized Engineering and Depot Support Vice President Wayne Iurillo. "They are reliable and cost-effective, and we take pride in meeting the Navy's needs for this and other vital equipment on time and on budget."
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Source : Raytheon Corporation (NYSE: RTN)