The U.S. Army has awarded RaytheonÂ (NYSE: RTN) an $87.3 million modification underÂ a foreign military sales contract to advise and assist theÂ United Arab Emirates on the deploymentÂ and operation of the company-builtÂ Patriot air defense system.
Raytheon will also provide advisory and assistance services for planning, training,Â maintenance and sustainment efforts related toÂ UAE’sÂ Patriot system, equipment and logistics support elements, the Defense Department said Friday.
The company will perform workÂ in UAE through July 31, 2021.
The Army Contracting Command will obligate the full amount of the modification from fiscal 2017 “other” procurement funds.
Raytheon’sÂ PatriotÂ system works toÂ detect, identify and engageÂ tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, manned and unmanned aircraft and other threats.