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Raytheon contracted for additional upgrades to AMRAAMs

Raytheon contracted for additional upgrades to AMRAAMs

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Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Raytheon Missile Systems received a $ 21 million modification of its contract for missile improvement software for the U.S. Air Force. The modification, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, covers work on the advanced medium-range air-to-air-missile [AMRAAM] system, brought the initial $ 50 million contract's value up to $ 71 million. Work on program software architecture and design risk reduction will be performed at the Raytheon facility in Tucson, Ariz. According to the Navy, all orders on the new contract will be placed by Sept. 30, with deliveries on the orders expected by Sept. 30, 2022. The AMRAAM missile, which can also be surface-launched, is regarded as a dominant air-to-air missile, with 25 years of design upgrades and improvements. It is used by th...
Raytheon sale of AMRAAMs to Norway approved by State Department

Raytheon sale of AMRAAMs to Norway approved by State Department

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Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The State Department announced Wednesday the possible foreign military sale of 60 Raytheon-produced AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles, or AMRAAM, and four AMRAAM guidance section spares to the government of Norway.The contract, if approved by Congress, who was notified of the potential sale on Tuesday, will be worth an estimated $ 170 million.Officials at the State Department said the deal will also include "missile containers, weapon system support, support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics, technical and support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support."On Monday, military and industry le...