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Raytheon to Provide Naval Mine Neutralization Production Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business a $8, 796, 601 contract modification to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System low rate initial production systems.

The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device and will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter.

Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 2013. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

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