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Robert Delorge: Raytheon Extends Work on FAA’s Dual Frequency System

Raytheon logoRaytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $131 million contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s wide area augmentation system as the agency moves into a dual frequency system.

WAAS serves as a satellite-based augmentation system for air traffic safety functions, Raytheon said Friday.

“Continuing to enhance the WAAS system is an important step for the national air space, ” said Robert Delorge, vice president of Raytheon C4I Systems.

“We will continue our partnership with the FAA to ensure continuous operations of the system going forward, ” he added.

Raytheon has worked on WAAS updates for the FAA since the system’s NAS certification in 2003.

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