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Raytheon received $770 million contract from Republic of Korea to upgrade Patriot Air and Missile Defense System

Raytheon received $770 million contract from Republic of Korea to upgrade Patriot Air and Missile Defense System

Introduction:

The Republic of Korea awarded Raytheon Company $769.4 million contract to upgrade an undisclosed quantity of Patriot Air and Missile Defense System batteries to the latest Patriot Missile Defense System Solution configuration currently fielded.

Features:

This upgrade enhances the Republic of Korea's defenses and underscores the value of the 13-nation strong Patriot partnership which funded development of the modernization, said Dan Crowley, President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.

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The upgrades include:

• Open architecture, which ensures Patriot can operate on a variety of networks
• Modern Man Station, a new operator interface featuring touch screen technology and color graphical displays
• Radar Digital Processor, which improves target detection and identification, enhances surveillance, and supports the PAC-3 MSE missile.

Specifications:

Company Name Raytheon Company
Contract Awarded By Republic of Korea
Location Korea
Type of System Patriot Air and Missile Defense System
Estimated Cost $770 million

 

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