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Air Reconnaissance | Blimps & LTA Craft | C4ISR | Contracts - Awards | Raytheon | USA

$48.4M for Rapid Aerostat Deployment System

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Raytheon Co. in Bedford, MA just received a $36.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment System, a 15m version of the JLENS aerostat that has been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. When equipped with infared sensors as well, the JLENS also gains anti-insurgent capabilities for use in wide-open spaces like the Syrian-Iraqi border....

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