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Friday, December 23, 2011

Raytheon Awarded Navy Sonar Contract

Raytheon was awarded an $80.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide 25 AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems for the Royal Australian Navy's MH-60R helicopters.

The AN/AQS-22 is composed of seven Weapon Replaceable Assemblies — Acoustic Processor (government furnished equipment); Sonar Transmitter/Receiver (ST/R), Reeling Machine Interface Unit (RMIU), Reeling Machine Control Unit, Reeling Machine, Reel and Cable and Transducer Assembly.

Work will be performed in Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex, France (68 percent), and Portsmouth, R.I. (32 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2016.

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