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Raytheon awarded $9M to maintain HARM weapons for Morocco, Turkey and the US

AGM-88 HARM high-speed anti-radiation missile. / DR
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US defense contractor and industrial corporation Raytheon has been awarded a $9 million delivery order to repair and sustain services for high-speed anti-Radiation missiles, known as HARM, for the US Air Force, the government of Morocco and that of Turkey, the US Department of Defense said on Wednesday.

In a press release, the Department of Defense indicated that the agreement is expected to fund repair and sustainment services for 155 HARM missiles currently owned by Morocco, Turkey and the United States.

According to the same source, «work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed in December 2020».

«Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Air Force) funds in the amount of $8,824,266; and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) funds in the amount of $251,665 will be obligated at time of award, $8,824,266 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year», the US Department of Defense concluded.

In December 2019, Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $768,283,907 contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) production.

The contract will provide Morocco and other countries with AMRAAM missiles, captive air training missiles, guidance sections, AMRAAM telemetry system, spares and other production engineering support hardware, the US Department of Defense said.

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