Raytheon U.K. has secured its first export order for its 500-lb. Paveway IV precision-guided bomb. Company officials confirmed the signing of a contract for the weapon by an “international export customer” in late 2013, but would not confirm their identity. Aviation Week understands the customer to be the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), which plans to use the weapon on its fleet of BAE Systems-upgraded Panavia Tornado IDS and Eurofighter Typhoons. Export approvals from the U.S. ...


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