News in Brief
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has won a $500.6 million contract modification in order to perform research and development support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Control Model-2 and Sea-Based X-Band radar. Raytheon’s nine-story-high X-band Radar is the world’s largest X-band radar. The sea-based X-band platform that it sits on stands more than 250 feet high and displaces more than 50,000 tonnes. It consists of a semi-submersible oil production platform topped with the XBR. The modification also includes continued product improvement and the contract is effective from November 1, 2017, through October 31, 2022.