Raytheon Wins $459M US Navy Contract To Modernize Voice Encryption Systems

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Raytheon Wins $459M US Navy Contract To Modernize Voice Encryption Systems
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Raytheon has been awarded a worth nearly $459 million to modernize the US Navy's aging voice encryption systems to meet the National Security Agency's encryption standards.

"The Raytheon Company has been awarded a $458,999,839 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for VINSON/Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Cryptographic Modernization (VACM) program full-rate production," the Pentagon press release stated on Thursday.

The program will maintain function and capability per the National Security Agency specifications. ANDVT, VACM devices will replace aging cryptographic units currently used to secure voice communications across the US naval fleet.

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