Qatar has awarded Raytheon two direct commercial sales contracts worth $2.2 Billion combined to supply Doha with AMRAAM-Extended Range missile, National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAM), and additional Patriot fire units.
The contracts, worth approximately $2.2 billion include NASAM, AMRAAM-Er missile, and an unspecified quantity of additional Patriot fire units. These awards are part of a larger agreement being pursued by the Qataris with the US government. The combined value is expected to total up to $3B, the company announced Wednesday.
With the contract being signed, Qatar has become the first country to acquire the AMRAAM-Er surface-to-air extended-range missiles.
Norwegian company Kongsberg has won a 1.6 billion NOK ($185
India is likely to acquire National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from the US for an estimated $1 billion (INR 6,000 Crore) in order to erect a multi-layered missile shield over New Delhi, in order to protect the capital against 9/11-type attacks. “The networked system, capable of even shooting around buildings, will take care of 9/11-like and other close-in threats,” sources from the defense ministry told
India has begun the process of introducing a multi-tiered air defence network to fully secure its airspace from incoming enemy threats by initiating the process of acquiring US-built advanced air defence system. According to local media reports, Defence acquisitions council (DAC), chaired by Indias Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has approved the "acceptance of necessity (AoN) for the acquisition of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) worth around $1 billion
Raytheon has received a $768 million US Air Force contract to manufacture Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for various allies including Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The missiles are to be mounted on aircraft such as the F-16, F-15 and F-35
Raytheon has won a $8.4 million modification contract for field team support services for US Air Forces Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) development test mission support
Boeing has won a $500 million contract for Qatar Emiri Air Force (QAEF) F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training. "This contract will provide F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to support the QEAF," the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
A NASA astronaut has committed perhaps the first ever crime in space by hacking into her former same-sex spouses bank account while on a mission aboard the International Space Station. Summer Worden, the astronauts former partner is an ex-Air Force intelligence officer
Raytheon and DARPA have completed baseline design review for the Tactical Boost Glide hypersonic weapons program, inching closer to the development of the weapon, the company announced Monday. "We understand the urgency of the need and are working fast to deliver this advanced technology to our nation's military," said Dr
Raytheon and UK Ministry of Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on July 19 to join Team ARTEMIS Industry, a collaboration between government and industry formed to fast track the launch of a small satellite constellation. "In large part because of US efforts to raise the profile of military space, allies are working hard to 'close the space gap,'" said Air Vice-Marshal Rocky Rochelle, Royal Air Force chief of staff for capability
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