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Airborne Mine Neutralization System Contract Modified

September 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded an $8,796,601 modification under previously awarded contract to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low rate initial production systems. The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device. The system will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter as part of the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission module. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.