Raytheon, Defense unveil new missile package

March 31, 2021

Defence Connect:


Defence has unveiled a new agreement with Raytheon to support the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System.

The federal government confirmed that they have signed a $111 million agreement with Raytheon Australia for the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAM), a joint venture by Raytheon-Kongsberg.

Part of the LAND 19 Phase 7B, the agreement is expected to help Defence achieve its new short-range ground-based air defence capabilities.

The revelation comes following the unveiling of Raytheon Australia’s new Centre for Joint Integration in South Australia.

Minister for Defence Peter Dutton welcomed the announcement demonstrating the huge impact that it will have on Australia’s defence capabilities…


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