Raytheon to Build Air Force Decoy Jammer Missile


Raytheon logoRaytheon (NYSE: RTN) will develop the seventh batch of miniature air-launched decoy jammer missile for the U.S. Air Force under an $80 million contract.

The company will incorporate data, mission planning, process verification program and flight software systems into the jamming technology, Raytheon said Monday.

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Raytheon will perform the work at its Tucson, Arizona-based facility through June 30, 2016.

The jamming system works to clone aircraft flight profiles and radar signatures in order to jumble the air defense systems of hostile forces.

Raytheon designed the jammer missile to enhance the MALD platform with a radar-jamming feature.

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