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    Raytheon Wins $13Mln to Repair Maritime Patrol Aircraft Radar System

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    The Department of Defense said that Raytheon has received a $13.5 million US Navy order for repair of the APS-137 radar system carried on the Lockheed P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Raytheon has received a $13.5 million US Navy order for repair of the APS-137 radar system carried on the Lockheed P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

    "Raytheon Company [of] McKinney, Texas, is being awarded [a] $13.5 million… contract for repair of the P-3 APS-137 Radar System," the announcement stated on Friday.

    Work on the contract will be performed in McKinney in the US state of Texas and is scheduled to be completed by December 2019, the Defense Department added.

    The APS-137 is used for anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare. It performs long range surface search and target tracking, periscope detection, ship imaging and classification using Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR), according to published reports.

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