Raytheon wins LTAMDS competition, extends hold on Patriot franchise

By Jason Sherman  
October 16, 2019 at 10:52 PM
(Editor's Note: This story was updated Thursday, Oct. 17 with statements from the Army and Raytheon.) The Army has selected Raytheon to build the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, handing defeat to Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman who had hoped to oust the incumbent Patriot radar builder. The source selection marks one of the first major weapon systems shaped by Army Futures Command and a growing reliance on non-traditional acquisition rules. Raytheon said Thursday the Army selected...

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