Raytheon won a $30mn contract to provide US Marine Corps with anti-tank variant turrets 51808161

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Raytheon won a $30mn contract to provide US Marine Corps with anti-tank variant turrets
The US-based giant Raytheon has been awarded a $30,104,580 modification contract for 20 turrets light armored vehicle anti-tank variant for the United States Marine Corps. The work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2019, the US Department of Defense announced on Aug. 17, 2016.
     
Raytheon won a 30mn contract to provide US Marine Corps with anti-tank variant turrets 640 001
U.S. Marine Corps LAV-AT armored vehicle fitted with a Raytheon anti-tank turret
     
The US Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity, the US DoD said.

The LAV-25 is an eight-wheeled amphibious armored reconnaissance vehicle used by the USMC.

The LAV anti-tank variant, or LAV-AT is fitted with an Emerson 901A1 TOW-2 ATGM launcher, the same turret that was fitted on the M901 Improved TOW Vehicle. It is also armed with a pintle mounted M240E1 or M240B general-purpose machine gun. It carries a total of 16 TOW missiles, and 1,000 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition.
 

 

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