Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract valued at up to $45.7 million by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for ground segments in support of four Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems recently purchased by the Republic of Korea.
Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver one building-based and one mobile ground segment to locations in South Korea. Work under the contract will be performed at Raytheon's Dulles, Va., facility and is expected to be completed by mid-2019.
"As the original developer and producer of the Global Hawk ground station, Raytheon is providing a platform that is known globally for reliable mission success," said Todd Probert, vice president of Mission Support and Modernization for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. "Additionally, our investment of technology for this capability will secure Raytheon's ground station solution as reliable, relevant and supportable for decades to come."
Global Hawk is used globally to support antiterrorism, antipiracy, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, airborne communications and information-sharing missions.
Source: Raytheon Corporation (NYSE: RTN)
Date: Mar 30, 2015