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Raytheon Awarded RQ-4 Support Contract

By Tish Drake | June 21, 2011
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Raytheon has been awarded a one-year, $24.7 million subcontract for support services of the ground station elements of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system, the company announced Tuesday at the Paris Air Show.

Work under this contract will provide field support services to the mission control and launch and recovery elements for 10 Global Hawk ground stations deployed globally and operating at multiple domestic and international locations, including Beale Air Force Base, Calif.; Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.; Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; and Sigonella Naval Air Station, Italy.

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