MCKINNEY, Texas, July 11, 2012 — Raytheon Co. announced Tuesday it was awarded a $191 million contract to provide its multispectral targeting system for the US Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper.
As part of the contract, Raytheon will deliver 149 of its imaging systems to the Air Force for the MQ-9 Reaper program. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in January 2013.
The company’s MTS-B is a multiuse, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) system that provides long-range surveillance, target acquisition, tracking, range-finding and laser designation for the Hellfire missile and all tri-service and NATO laser-guided munitions.
Raytheon provides electronics, mission systems integration and mission support services to the defense, homeland security and other government markets.
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