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Raytheon receives $60 mln contract from US Navy

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LPD 26 is the 10th ship of the US Navy's LPD 17 class of expeditionary warfare ships.

TEWKSBURY (BNS): Raytheon has received a $60.3 million US Navy contract to develop and integrate the total ship electronics systems for LPD 26.

LPD 26 is the 10th ship of the US Navy's LPD 17 class of expeditionary warfare ships.

Under the contract, Raytheon Integrated Defence Systems extends its role as the total ship electronics systems integrator for all LPD 17-class ships.

"Raytheon's advanced and reliable ship systems integrated onboard the LPD 17 class continues to demonstrate proven and predictable performance," Kevin Peppe, Raytheon IDS' vice president of Seapower Capability Systems said.

Raytheon will provide the Shipboard Wide Area Network; engineering and ship control systems; navigation data distribution system; magnetic signature control system; wire-free portable and integrated voice communication systems; and the AN/SPS-73 navigation radar.

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