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Navy Set for Raytheon 120-D AMRAAM Deployment

Raytheon logoTYSONS CORNER, VA April 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on the U.S. Navy’s plan to deploy the AIM-120D advanced medium-range air-to-air missile later in the year following completion of performance and operational testing for the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) system.

The missile was mounted on the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft and hit its target under various combat scenarios simulated during the flight evaluation period, the company said Thursday.

According to Raytheon,  the upgrades made for the D edition targeted improvements in the AMRAAM’s weapon, range, navigation and data link capability.

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