by Staff Writers
Glenrothes, UK (SPX) Dec 06, 2012
Raytheon UK has won a 25 million pound contract from the UK MOD for further Paveway IV precision-guided bombs. This latest contract will adhere to the accelerated delivery timeframe of two previous orders, placed over the last year, totaling nearly 80 million pounds.
Bob Delorge, chief executive Raytheon UK, commented: "The Paveway IV is well recognized as being the RAF's precision-guided bomb of choice, with accuracy, flexibility, and reliability being some of the key characteristics of the system. The Paveway IV weapon system has proved itself pivotal to operations in Afghanistan and also in Libya.
This contract will help sustain hundreds of highly skilled staff in Raytheon as well as our UK-based partners while delivering an outstanding operational capability."
The latest in Military Technology for the 21st century at SpaceWar.com
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2012 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement|