Raytheon to Maintain Air-to-Air Missiles Program

Raytheon logoRaytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $163 million contract to maintain a medium range air-to-air missiles program.

Raytheon will provide engineering, program management and contractor logistics support for the AMRAAM central processing unit, Raytheon said Thursday.

Raytheon will perform the task in Tucson, Arizona until Jan. 31, 2017.

The company will also work to build test equipment and assist the AMRAAM unit in achieving its performance goals.

The AMRAAM combat missile has been operated on platforms such as the F-16, F-15, F/A-18, F-22, Typhoon, Gripen, Tornado, Harrier, F-4 and the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

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