Raytheon to Supply AMRAAM Missiles to Sultanate of Oman

26.12.2014 Oman
Raytheon to Supply AMRAAM Missile to Sultanate of Oman

Raytheon to Supply AMRAAM Missile to Sultanate of Oman

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Raytheon Company is being awarded a fixed-price contract $491,478,068 for the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile.

The contract is for the production of the AMRAAM® missile and other AMRAAM system items, including the captive air training missile, common munitions bit/reprogramming equipment and non-developmental item airborne instrumentation unit.

The contract includes foreign military sales to Korea, Oman, Singapore and Thailand.

AMRAAM is a combat-proven missile that demonstrates operational flexibility in both air-to-air and surface-launch scenarios and provides today's military forces with enhanced operational capability, cost effectiveness and future growth options.

Procured by 36 countries, the combat-proven AMRAAM® has been integrated on the F-15, F-16, F/A-18, F-22, Typhoon, Gripen, Tornado, Harrier, F-4 and the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

AMRAAM is also the baseline missile for the NATO-approved National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System.

With 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world.

With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services.

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