RaytheonÂ (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract worth approximatelyÂ $600 million to update the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system of an unidentified country.
The company said Thursday the direct commercial sales contract covers Configuration 3+Â Post Deployment Build 8 software and hardware suite.
Altogether, the 13 countriesÂ that own and operate Patriot have investedÂ more than $7.8 billion to procure and update the system sinceÂ December 2014.
This latest Patriot configurationÂ works to support the use ofÂ PAC-3 MSE interceptor missiles and boost the system’s capacity toÂ destroy tactical ballistic missiles.
PolandÂ formallyÂ requested to acquire Patriot through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program in September.
Raytheon also holdsÂ contract to modernize Netherlands’ Patriot systems andÂ anotherÂ undisclosed customer awarded the company a $225 million contract for additional PatriotÂ functions.