Advertisement

Raytheon to conduct Patriot missile system diagnostics and repair

Work will repair parts of Patriot missile system.

By Geoff Ziezulewicz
Raytheon to conduct Patriot missile system diagnostics and repair
The United States has deployed additional Patriot missile systems to South Korea as part of an effort to counter threats posed by North Korean missiles, the U.S. military in South Korea said on Feb. 13, 2016. Seen here is a patriot missile system unveiled by the U.S. military during the joint South Korea-U.S. aerial exercise Max Thunder in 2014. Photo courtesy of Yonhap/UPI

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Raytheon has received an $11 million U.S. Army contract modification for depot-level diagnostics and repair of major Patriot missile system items.

Work will be performed in Massachusetts, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Texas, South Korea, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Germany and Turkey.

Advertisement

The work is expected to be completed by January 2017.

The Army Redstone Arsenal is the contracting activity.

The Patriot is a long-range, high-altitude, all-weather system that can counter threats from tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, drones and advanced aircraft.

Latest Headlines

Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow Us

Advertisement