Patriot contract for Raytheon

Raytheon has received contract modifications totalling $13m from the US Army Aviation and Missile Command to continue to provide technical and material support of the Patriot Missile Field Surveillance program.


Raytheon has received contract modifications totalling $13m from the US Army Aviation and Missile Command to continue to provide technical support for the Patriot Missile Field Surveillance program in the United States and abroad.



The contract modifications, which include options for up to $12m, call for Raytheon to provide technical personnel and material to support the processing of Patriot missile rounds and the operation of the Patriot missile facilities, missile assembly/disassembly facilities and the Patriot missile transmitter facility. The modifications exercise $13m in options for 2007 against the basic 2005-2006 contract award that now totals $43m.



Work under the contract will be performed at Raytheon’s Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover; IDS Headquarters, Tewksbury; and Raytheon Technical Services Company, Burlington; as well as in Texarkana, and overseas locations.


The facilities process Patriot Advanced Configuration-2 and Guidance Enhanced Missile-T (GEM-T) missiles for stockpile reliability testing, recertification and repair in support of the Patriot Field Surveillance program. The program is an international cooperative effort including Germany, the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Japan, Israel, Kuwait, Taiwan, Greece, and Spain.