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United States : ANAREN INC wins $8.3 million initial contract from RAYTHEON.

Anaren, Inc. has won contract from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to support the initial Engineering and Manufacturing Development (E&MD) phase of Raytheon s contract for the U.S. Navy s nextgeneration integrated Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).

The contract is worth about $8.3 million. The E&MD contract covers the first design and build activity related to the beamformer hardware that the Company is contributing to the program. The contract is part of the larger Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of the program.

Navy has elected Raytheon to build, integrate, and test the Navy s new open, highly scalable, and energy-efficient advanced radar system for the detection of ballistic missiles and air/surface targets.

Anaren will responsible to provide its unique beamformer technology and packaging techniques in support of the program important tools in helping the radar achieve its mission requirements. The majority of work under the current and anticipated future contracts is expected to be performed at Anaren s Syracuse facility, with additional support provided by its facilities in Salem, NH and Littleton, CO.

AMDR is the Navy's next-generation integrated air and missile defense radar and is being designed for Flight III Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers beginning in 2016. AMDR consists of an S-band radar, an X-band radar and a Radar Suite Controller (RSC). AMDR-S is a new development integrated air and missile defense radar designed for long-range detection and engagement of advanced threats.

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