Following tech refresh issues, Raytheon looks to begin delivering upgraded AMRAAM missiles in 2023

By Briana Reilly / September 22, 2021 at 8:44 AM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Raytheon is aiming to start delivering a set of upgraded Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles to the Air Force in January 2023, after officials faced technology refresh issues tied to an obsolescence upgrade. Movement on the form, fit, function refresh (F3R) effort, which targets the missile’s guidance and secure processing systems to update 15 circuit cards and allow for production beyond Lot 32, has faced delays stemming from the development of the new hardware technology. That pushed...

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