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Raytheon, XM bid to modernize air traffic system

Switch to GPS is key part of plan to help reduce flight delays

By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / August 23, 2007

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MARLBOROUGH -- A strange-bedfellows alliance -- defense giant Raytheon Co. and XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. , a company known for broadcasting Oprah Winfrey's self-improvement advice -- is bidding for a contract that could help ease flight delays by overhauling the air traffic control system. (Full article: 942 words)

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