Raytheon Awarded $307M for Tracking Radar Work

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The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems a $307 million contract to maintain, operate and sustain various X-band tracking radars, and for missile defense-related planning and support, the Pentagon announced Nov. 1.

Raytheon offers what the company refers to as a family of X-band radars used for tracking missiles and cuing various interceptor systems developed by the MDA.

The work will be performed at Raytheon’s facility in Woburn, Mass., and the contract runs through Oct. 31, 2013.