Raytheon inks contract for F-16 RACR AESA radar

27 January 2014

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) said it has signed a contract with BAE Systems in support of upgrading the Republic of Korea´s fleet of more than 130 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft.

As a key subcontractor to BAE Systems, the company will provide an integrated solution that includes the Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar (RACR), ALR-69A all-digital radar warning receiver, advanced mission computing technology and weapon systems integration.

This contract, booked in the fourth quarter 2013, adds the F-16 Fighting Falcon to the roster of fighters retrofitted with Raytheon AESA radars (F-15C, F-15E, F/A-18E/F and the EA-18G Growler). Since 2000, Raytheon has been the industry leader in AESA technology development.

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more, visit www.raytheon.com and on Twitter @Raytheon(http://twitter.com/raytheon).

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