Pentagon Awards Raytheon $392M for Sidewinders

Pentagon Awards Raytheon $392M for Sidewinders 22 March, 2020

The Pentagon has awarded Raytheon a $392.4 million modification contract to supply tactical missiles to the US military, Turkey, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other countries.

The deal modifies an earlier contract, awarded in September 2018, for the repair of Air Intercept Missile (AIM)-9X Tactical and Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs).

The governments of Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Japan, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Pentagon said in a statement Friday.

In addition, this modification provides for material in support of repairs, depot maintenance and refurbishment.

Work is expected to be completed in July 2023.

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