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Moore Welcomes Raytheon Contract

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Commenting on the news that 300 highly skilled Defence sector jobs in Glenrothes have been secured by a £25 million MOD contract for new RAF…

Commenting on the news that 300 highly skilled Defence sector jobs in Glenrothes have been secured by a £25 million MOD contract for new RAF precision weapons from Raytheon UK, the Secretary of State for Scotland said:

“I am delighted that Raytheon UK has been awarded an MOD contract valued at £25 million for new RAF precision weapons. Some 300 of the jobs sustained by this contract will be at Raytheon’s Glenrothes facility.  This is excellent news forScotland and highlights the key role the defence industry in Scotland plays in equipping and supporting our armed forces throughout the UK.”