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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program.

The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software and integrated product support for AIM-9X Block II tactical missiles, captive air training missiles and special air training missiles.

Work will occur in Tucson, Arizona, through May 2019 and will also include efforts to address obsolescence, diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages, DoD added.

The Navy also awarded Raytheon a three-year, $199.8 million modification in late March for the full-rate production of lot 17 Sidewinder tactical missiles.

Foreign countries to be supported under both modifications include Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Oman, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey.

AIM-9X has been deployed by the Air Force and Navy on F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft platforms as well as air forces of 18 international customers to support air-to-air and surface-to-air missile operations.

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