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Raytheon Wins $279M to Develop Navy Radar Jammer Tech; Jon Kasle Comments

Raytheon logo_EbizRaytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $279 million deal to develop electronic jammer technology to replace the U.S. Navy’s legacy systems installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft, Reuters reported Monday.

Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Defense Department contract, which is expected to run through May 2015, is part of a bigger project that aims to have the new jamming pods ready for combat missions by fiscal 2020.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the customer’s selection of our NGJ offering, ” Raytheon spokesman Jon Kasle was quoted as saying.

“We look forward to beginning work on this landmark program, ” he added.

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