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|Raytheon Completes First Radar Upgrade for Taiwan|
PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first Configuration-3 radar set to Taiwan. The upgrade was completed 11 months ahead of the original program plan requested by the Taiwan Air Force.
"As a trusted partner of the Taiwan Air Force, we continue to deliver on our commitments, providing improved capability that ensures the success of Taiwan's air defense mission," said Sanjay Kapoor, vice president for Patriot Programs at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). "The investments we made to achieve the program schedule acceleration benefit all Patriot customers - the U.S. and our 11 international partners - who have selected the combat-proven Patriot as the foundation of their air and missile defense strategy."
Raytheon IDS is the prime contractor for both domestic and international Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems and system integrator for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles.
Raytheon Company, with 2010 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.
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