Raytheon Service Awarded $1-Million Navy Electronics Contract For Conversions

Raytheon Service Company of Glen Burnie, Md., was recently awarded a contract exceeding $1 million by Bethlehem Steel Corp.

as part of the Navy TAK X program.

Raytheon Service Company will supply commercial electronic navigational and communication equipment as part of the three Maersk Line ship conversions under the Navy Rapid Deployment Force (RDF).

The nucleus of the electronic system is the Raycon-IRT main radiotelegraph solas console marketed by Raytheon Service Company.

The Raycon-IRT features minimum radio room radiation hazard through the use of a unique coupler, latest solid state technology, and high radiation efficiency.

Additional equipment supplied under the contract included lkw single-sideband, satellite communication, ARQ error correcting teletype system, watch receiver, EPIRB, Loran receiver, weather facsimile, and VHF.

Raytheon will test and prove all equipment operational. Equipment supplied will be serviced by R a y t h e o n Service Company's worldwide service network to insure proper performance at the lowest possible maintenance cost.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 4,  Feb 15, 1983

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