TEWKSBURY, Mass. , April 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company
(NYSE: RTN) has received a
The award for Taiwan Patriot upgrade kits follows recent company
announcements of contracts totaling
"There is a growing demand, both domestically and internationally, for Raytheon's combat-proven Patriot system," said Sanjay Kapoor , vice president of Patriot Programs for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. "These awards for Taiwan are additional indications of the continued expansion of Patriot as the cornerstone of the U.S. and its international partners' integrated air and missile defense systems.
"Working with the U.S. Army, we are providing Taiwan this increased capability. These upgrades are a testament to the continuing growth and operational flexibility of this premier system."
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is the prime contractor for the Patriot system and the integration of all its variants.
Work will be performed by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems at the Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass. ; the Warfighter Protection Center, Huntsville, Ala. ; and the Mission Capability and Verification Center, White Sands, N.M.
Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of
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