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Raytheon receives $2.4 billion contract to provide Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the State of Qatar

Raytheon receives $2.4 billion contract to provide Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the State of Qatar

Introduction:

Raytheon Company has received a contract of $2.4 billion to provide new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for the State of Qatar.

Features:

This contract includes the latest Patriot fire units featuring increased computing power and radar processing efficiency, improved man-machine interface and reduced life-cycle costs.

Patriot is the world's most modern and capable air and missile defense system, providing protection against a full range of advanced threats, including aircraft, tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles. Continually upgraded and enhanced to reflect the latest technology, Patriot is the system of choice for 13 nations around the globe.

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Patriot will be the cornerstone of Qatar's advanced Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) capability. Work under this contract will be performed at Raytheon's Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass.; El Paso, Texas; and Huntsville, Ala. The company is supported by a 2,700+-strong global team of Patriot system suppliers.

Specifications:

Company Name Raytheon Company
Contract Awarded By State Of Qatar
Location Qatar
Type of System Patriot Air and Missile Defense System
Year 2014
Estimated Cost $2.4 billion

 

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