Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won $71.7 million in contracts to add a radar digital processor and man station into the U.S. Army‘s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.
The company will use a software update released in June for the work and aims to help warfighters gain situational awareness in the field, Raytheon said Monday.
Ralph Acaba, vice president of integrated air and missile defense for Raytheon’s integrated defense systems division, said the updated Modern Man Station will include touch screen liquid crystal display panels and soft keys that work to help soldiers identify threats and assess environments.
Acaba added the new man station and processor aim to support future updates to the PAC-3 missile and to help warfighters conduct multifunction surveillance.
Raytheon was awarded the contracts in the second and third quarters of this year.