Saudi Arabia—Raytheon Wins Deal For THAAD Air Defense Radars For Riyadh

Raytheon | 06/29/2020

Raytheon has received a contract to build radars for missile defense systems ordered by Saudi Arabia, reports the defense firm. The US$2.3 billion deal covers seven gallium nitride (GaN)-based AN/TPY-2 radars as part of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system Riyadh is buying under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. The delivery schedule was not made public. The U.S. State Dept. cleared Saudi Arabia to procure THAAD systems in October 2017.

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