Raytheon signs another $2B contract extension with Missile Defense Agency

Raytheon Company Contract
Posted at 11:52 AM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 14:52:55-04

Raytheon Co. has reached a $2.1 billion multiyear contract with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to build SM-3 Block IB ballistic missile interceptors through 2023.

The SM-3 is the only ballistic missile interceptor that can be launched on land and at sea, Raytheon said.

The company already has delivered more than 400 rounds for the program. Full-rate production has been ongoing since 2017.

"This procurement deal is a win-win for government and industry," said Mitch Stevison, Raytheon Strategic and Naval Systems vice president, in a statement.

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