Raytheon to Upgrade Nuclear Airborne Command Posts

raytheonebizRaytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a Pentagon award to upgrade audio equipment on the E-4B aircraft, also known as “Nightwatch”, according to a Wednesday announcement from the Defense Department.

The Motley Fool writes that the E-4B is a modified Boeing 747-200 aircraft functioning as the nation’s “Advanced Airborne Command Posts” during nuclear attack.

Under the terms of $9.4 million contract, Raytheon will upgrade audio equipment on three of the U.S. Air Force’s four E-4B aircraft through the end of October 2015.

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