US-based Raytheon Company has been awarded a $10.5 million contract to supply turnkey air traffic management systems for airports in Iraq. The contract comes with additional equipment options of up to $38.9 million, according to a press release.
Work under this contract will restore full, all weather air traffic control capability to the key commercial airports in Iraq and re-establish the infrastructure needed in order for Iraq to rejoin the international air traffic community.
Raytheon will supply navigation and landing aids, airfield lighting, airport meteorological equipment, as well its latest field-proven all solid-state, digital terminal area surveillance radars and Raytheon AutoTrac II air traffic management systems.
This contract in Iraq further expands Raytheon's air traffic management systems presence in the Middle East. Current customers in the region include United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. The company specializes in defense, government and commercial electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. — (menareport.com)
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