Raytheon to Engineer Army Data Transmission System Under $663M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential 10-year, $663M contract to engineer a tropospheric scatter-based data transmission system for the U.S. Army.

Army Contracting Command received two bids for the firm-fixed-price contract that also includes repair, field support, training and sustainment services, the Department of Defense said Monday.

The Pentagon expects work to be complete by April 25, 2029.

A troposcatter technology is designed to support beyond-line-of-sight communications for wireless data networks and transmit information at a speed of up to 100 megabits per second.

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