Raytheon receives first order for GPS anti-jam land product
- By Defense Systems Staff
- Dec 04, 2012
Raytheon UK, a subsidiary of the Raytheon Company, was awarded what it describes as a “significant” contract by the UK Ministry of Defense for delivery of a new GPS anti-jam antenna system. The contract is for an undisclosed number of systems for deployment in operational theaters spanning multiple vehicle platforms.
This Urgent Operational Requirement contract is the first award for Raytheon's GPS Anti-Jam Land product family. Raytheon UK has deliver more than 7,000 GPS anti-jam systems for air and naval capabilities in the UK and U.S.
The contract will see the deployment of the systems under a “very short timescale,” with final delivery of the capability expected to be completed six months from contract award.