Sparton Teams with Raytheon on Next-Gen Mine Neutralization System


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Sparton Corp. will team with Raytheon to support the design, test, and deployment of the next-generation Barracuda Mine Neutralization system.

The Barracuda Mine Neutralization system is an expendable, autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle intended to identify and neutralize bottom, near surface, and drifting mines. Sparton will design and develop the deployment packaging and wireless communications buoy supporting Raytheon’s mine neutralizer vehicle. Sparton will also provide manufacturing services to support system fabrication.

"Sparton is excited to leverage our knowledge of maritime communication, packaging, and deployment systems for this new opportunity," said Jim Lackemacher, Group Vice President of the Engineered Components and Products Segment. "Sparton looks forward to collaboration with Raytheon to bring this vital capability to the fleet."

About Sparton

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 118th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, Sparton currently has thirteen manufacturing locations and engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at www.sparton.com.

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