MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 11, 2012. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $67.4 million contract modification from U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for design and engineering support for the Cooperative Engagement Capability sensor-netting system.
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CEC is designed to provide detection and tracking of air threats such as cruise missiles, manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems. It is based on a high-bandwidth military communications system with electronic countermeasures that blends in the global positioning system.
Raytheon's CEC solution provides battle force protection. It is a weapons-linked network interconnecting the Navy's sensors in air defense systems across the battle force. CEC develops ae picture of the airspace and helps provide the weapons system with the continuous targeting necessary for defense.