Department of Defense contracts totaling almost $250 million were awarded to three New England technology companies including Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. of Stratford Conn., who got the biggest chunk of defense dollars for the procurement of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. iRobot Corp. received a contract of $30 million for “robotic systems and spare parts” for the U.S. Army. iRobot Corp. is located in Bedford, Massachusetts and makes both defense and home robots. Raytheon Co., of Waltham, Massachusetts received a $22.4 million order for the supply of 53 ECP-6279 retrofit kits for installation aboard Navy F/A-18 E/F fighter jets and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft.
What we need to remember is the more contracts we get, the more employment we have and the
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