US Army orders Boomerang components from Raytheon

Defence contractor Raytheon BBN Technologies has received a $9m (£5.8m) order to deliver additional Boomerang shooter detection system components to the US Army.

Included in the contract award, Raytheon BBN will deliver spare parts for Boomerang III systems, such as easily field-replaceable microphones.

With sales to the US Army and the UK Ministry of Defence, there are now more than 10,000 Boomerang systems deployed.