Raytheon receives contract to provide Patriot system for Bahrain

      Published on Thursday, 12 March , 2020      361      
Raytheon receives contract to provide Patriot system for Bahrain

  • Government

Awarded in January this year, the contract is valued at $551m.

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems business Integrated Air and Missile Defense vice-president Tom Laliberty said:




“Raytheon’s Patriot provides the Kingdom of Bahrain and 16 other countries around the globe with a combat-proven system that protects citizens, infrastructure and armed forces from a broad spectrum of threats.

“Patriot works, has saved countless lives, and will continue to do so for many years because the system is constantly tested, modernised, upgraded and improved to stay ahead of the advancing threat.”

The company’s Patriot defence system is considered to be part of an advanced portfolio of air and missile defence technologies available globally.

It provides full protection against advanced threats, including aircraft, tactical ballistic missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and cruise missiles.

Raytheon’s 17 Patriot nations also include the US, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Taiwan, Greece, Republic of Korea, the UAE, Qatar, Spain, Romania, Poland and Sweden.

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Category Government | 2020/03/12 latest update at 6:30 AM
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