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. Raytheon CLAWS Marks Completion Of Technical Inspection

File photo: Raytheon's Complementary Low Altitude Weapon System.
by Staff Writers
Tewksbury MA (SPX) Nov 01, 2006
Raytheon's Complementary Low Altitude Weapons System (CLAWS) completed a successful inspection earlier this month. Marine Corps and Defense Contract Management Agency officials conducted the so-called joint Limited Technical Inspection of CLAWS Production Representative Systems inspection at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass., clearing the way for Marine Corps acceptance of the final two fire units.

"We completed this 14-month program in just over 12 months and exceeded our performance expectations," said Rick Yuse, vice president of Integrated Air Defense for Raytheon IDS.

CLAWS was designed to be a cost-effective, all-weather, highly mobile, high-firepower air defense system for the Marine Expeditionary Forces. The system used the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle as its platform and the AIM-120 AMRAAM as its interceptor.

Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a strong international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

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