Raytheon Wins Deal to Help Navy Snuff Out Underwater Mines

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won a $14.6 million contract from the Navy contract to provide AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems.

The AMNS is deployed by the MH-60S multimission helicopter to seek and destroy underwater mines in known locations.

“Seaborne mines continue to present an enormous threat to naval forces around the globe, ” said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems’ (IDS) Kevin Peppe, vice president of Seapower Capability Systems. “AMNS is a tested and proven solution, allowing sailors to safely and effectively execute their mine countermeasure mission with confidence.”

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