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December 06, 2016
Raytheon to provide Patriot missile capability for undisclosed country
Andover, Mass. (UPI) Nov 28, 2016
Raytheon has received a $225 million contract to provide additional Patriot missile capabilities for an undisclosed customer. The buyer is a member of the 13-nation group participating in the Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System program. While Raytheon officials did not hint at the identity of their customer, they say their product was chosen for its defensive capabilities. "Our customer chose to continue investing in Patriot because Patriot saves lives," Raytheon Integrated ... read more

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