Raytheon has been awarded an Army contract to modernize missile defense and other strategic software.

Raytheon will support the Software Engineering Directorate at the Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

More specifically, Raytheon will work on strategic missiles and launchers, radars, data mining and visualization tools, condition-based maintenance, ISR, virtual operations centers, and cyber resiliency of fielded systems, according to a company news release.

"Raytheon brings our software engineering expertise in automation, analytics and cyber to support the U.S. Army's global systems and the complex, multi-domain missions they support," said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business. "Raytheon will support the AMRDEC SED to design, test and deploy software updates for critical systems used by U.S. combatant commands and defense agencies that range from missiles and launchers to cyber resiliency."