Army awards contract for more than $1B in missile system batteries, training, support for Ukraine

By Dan Schere / December 1, 2022 at 10:28 AM
The Army awarded a contract to Raytheon Missiles & Defense for up to $1.2 billion to provide missile defense system batteries, training and support for Ukraine's military and security, the service announced Wednesday. The contract includes six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System batteries. NASAMS is a system that gives air defenders the ability to identify, engage and destroy threats such as enemy aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles, according to Raytheon. The system consists of a radar, fire distribution...

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