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Raytheon Received Contract for Ground Based Air Defence System for Oman

Issue 51

Raytheon has received a direct commercial sales contract from  Oman for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). The award, valued at $1.28 billion, includes ground support equipment, a full training package, and technical assistance.  NASAMS is the trusted system that protects critical assets in six nations, including the U.S. National Capital Region. 

The contract, which was awarded in the fourth quarter of 2013, was announced in Oman at a signing ceremony attended by Mohammed bin Nasser al Rasbi, Secretary General at the Ministry of Defence, Air Vice Marshal Matar bin Ali al Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, the US ambassador to the Sultanate, the US Military Attaché and Tom Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer, Raytheon Company. 

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