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Raytheon to deliver additional Patriot IAMD capability under latest award

02 December 2016

Raytheon received a USD225 million commercial sales contract to provide additional Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) System capability to an undisclosed system user.

The contract, awarded on 13 October 2016, comes 45 days after Poland officially requested Patriot from the United States government and the Netherlands awarded Raytheon a contract to begin upgrading its own Patriot systems. Since December, 2014, the 13 Patriot partner nations have invested more than USD7.2 billion with Raytheon in procuring and upgrading the system.

"The 13-nation strong Patriot partnership continues to invest in the system because of Patriot's combat-proven track record, ability to overmatch the evolving threat, and unparalleled test record," Raytheon spokesperson Michael Nachshen, told IHS Jane's on 1 December.

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