Raytheon has been awarded a $92 million contract to provide engineering and technical services to support the Stinger Weapon System to the governments of Poland and Taiwan.
“Missiles Systems, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $92,011,033 cost-plus-fixed-fee domestic and Foreign Military Sales (Poland and Taiwan) contract to provide engineering and technical services to support the Stinger Weapon System,” the US department of defense announced Thursday.
Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 29, 2022, the statement added.
Stinger (FIM-92) is a man-portable air defence system (MANPADS) to provide high accuracy and enhanced air defence capabilities to the armed forces. The lethal surface-to-air missile (SAM) can be deployed for defence against all classes of helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), cruise missiles, as well as low-level fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. It offers supersonic speed and agility.