U.A.E. PATRIOT Contract Spillover

by: Matthew Potter
February 12, 2010

Category: Companies, Contract Awards, Countries, missile defense, production program, Raytheon, UAE | RSS 2.0

It has been reported that as part of Raytheon’s contract to build PATRIOT air and missile defense systems for the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) a contract was awarded to Beckwood Services of New Hampshire. The manufacturer of sub-components for electrical mechanical systems will have to grow its work force to support this contract.

U.A.E. signed last year a big deal for PATRIOT and THAAD systems to provide defense of itself. The presumed threat is Iran which has been investing in short ranged ballistic missiles. U.A.E. has been investing billions on its military

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