India to Install Raytheon Parts for Country’s Jaguar Planes

Raytheon Co. is acquiring components to build munitions control units for the Indian air force, the company announced Thursday.

India plans to use the units on 126 of its Jaguar Darin II planes.

Harry Schulte, vice president of air warfare systems, said the country can use the units with the company’s joint standoff weapon, Maverick missile, Paveway munition and AIM-9M Sidewinder air-to-air missile.

The Waltham, Mass.-based missile maker originally won the contract in 2011 and secured funding in 2012.

The company won a $25 million contract in December 2011 to restart Maverick production.

Schulte said at the time that the company is looking generate foreign sales of the missile.

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