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Sep102017

CIA and Raytheon's Missile Tech Secrets Spill Into Public View: WikiLeaks

Details of a secretive CIA project code-named Protego developed in conjunction with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon has spilled onto the web courtesy of whistle-blowing group WikiLeaks, which released the data as part of its Vault 7 leaks of information from the U.S. intelligence service's Engineering Development Group.

The information, revealed in four secret documents and 37 related technical manuals, details the Protego missile control system that is installed on board military aircraft manufactured by United Technologies subsidiary Pratt Whitney. The company produces engines for military aircraft including the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, B-52 strategic bomber, among other aircraft presently in service across 27 air forces worldwide.

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