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January 24, 2015
Raytheon given $2.4B FMS contract for Patriot fire units
Tewksbury, Mass. (UPI) Dec 23, 2014
Qatar is being supplied by Raytheon with new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System fire units, the company announced. The U.S. Foreign Military Sales contract for the equipment is worth $2.4 billion. "This award is yet another example of the trust countries around the world place in the combat-proven Patriot," said Dan Crowley, president of Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business. "As our customer base continues to grow, our global partners benefit from the shar ... read more

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