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Raytheon Wins US Navy Multiband Terminal Program Support Contract
Raytheon Wins US Navy Multiband Terminal Program Support Contract

Raytheon has been awarded a $9 million contract for engineering support services for the US Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) program.

“Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9,146,999 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00039-16-C-0050) to exercise an option for engineering support services for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) program,” the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday. 

NMT is a multi-band capable satellite communications terminal that provides protected and wideband communications.  NMT supports extremely high frequency (EHF)/advanced EHF low data rate/medium data rate/extended data rate, super high frequency, Military Ka band (transmit and receive) and global broadcast service receive-only communications.  

Work will be performed in Largo, Florida; South Deerfield, Massachusetts; Stow, Massachusetts; Marlborough, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 8, 2021, the statement said.  

Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,171,660 will be obligated at the time of modification award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This sole-source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1).  The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

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