Raytheon awards General Dynamics sub missile contract

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has been awarded a $9.8m (£6.1m) contract by Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, for production of the composite capsule launch system (CCLS) for the Tomahawk missile.

The CCLS structure is used for the vertically launched, submarine-based Tomahawk missile, the US Navy’s premier long-range, subsonic cruise missile for land-attack warfare.