Raytheon scores big contract modification

Published: Dec. 8, 2015 at 10:41 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 2, 2016 at 10:41 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a large contract modification by the U.S. Defense Department.

The new addition means more than $500 million is going to the defense contractor.

Raytheon is working on missiles that are designed to intercept incoming ballistic missiles. The total value of the contract now tops $630 million.

All of the work will be performed here in Tucson over the next five years.

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