Boeing's poor performance on FAB-T satcom terminal contract opens door for Raytheon
Nearly 10 years have passed since Raytheon lost a contract to Boeing for the U.S. Air Force's next generation of satcom terminals. Known as FAB-T (Family of Advanced Beyond-line-of-sight Terminals), the program, estimated at $4.7 billion, will facilitate communications between military aircraft and the Pentagon's new Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite constellation. Boeing, which beat out Raytheon for the initial development contract awarded in September 2002, insists ...
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