Aerospace and defense operator Raytheon Company received a $109 million contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL. Per this Engineering Service contract, Raytheon will keep the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System battle ready for the U.S. Army and foreign military customers.
The Patriot missile defense system has continuously been upgraded to keep pace with the changing dynamics of modern warfare. Through this new contract, Raytheon will aim to maintain as well as upgrade the existing Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The sustainment and modernization of the Patriot Air and Missile defense system will help to keep it in service till 2048 and beyond.