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Raytheon to Develop Incremental Software for Air Force AIM-120D Missiles

Raytheon to Develop Incremental Software for Air Force AIM-120D Missiles - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon to Develop Incremental Software for Air Force AIM-120D Missiles - top government contractors - best government contracting eventRaytheon‘s missile systems business has received a $38.6 million contract to develop  incremental software that will work to increase the performance of the U.S. Air Force‘s  advanced medium-range air-to-air missile system.

The company will provide AIM-120D AMRAAM software to the military branch as part of the System Improvement Program 3- Engineering Manufacturing, Development program,  the Defense Department said Wednesday.

AIM-120 missiles are designed to integrate with F-15, F-16, F/A-18, F-22 and F-35 aircraft platforms and equipped with an active radar and microcomputer system that works to engage low-altitude targets.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center obligated $4.8 million in fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award.

Raytheon will perform contract work in Tuscon, Arizona, through Jan. 5, 2021.

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