Raytheon Gets $83 Million Contract for AIM-9X Bock II Missiles

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Raytheon Gets $83 Million Contract for AIM-9X Bock II Missiles
AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile on F-15 fighter jet.

Raytheon has been awarded a contract to procure 180 AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missiles for the US Air Force; US Navy; and the governments of Poland; Indonesia; Romania; and Belgium.

“Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $82,818,665 for modification P00029 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-15-C-0092) for procurement of 180 AIM-9X Block II all-up-round tactical full-rate production Lot 17 missiles for the Air Force (52); Navy (8); and the governments of Poland (93); Indonesia (14); Romania (10); and Belgium (3),” the US Department of defense announced Wednesday.

In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 19 captive air training Missiles for Air Force; and the Navy; 50 AIM-9X missile containers for the Air Force; Navy; Marine Corps; and the governments of Poland; Indonesia; Romania; and Belgium; three special air training missiles for the Marine Corps’ Harrier program; two spare active optical target detectors for the Air Force; two spare tactical guidance units (live battery) for the Air Force; two spare captive air training missile guidance units (inert battery) for the Air Force; seven spare active optical target detector containers for the Air Force and Navy; four guidance unit containers for the Navy and Air Force; and associated lots of spares for the Navy, Air Force and government of Poland, the statement said.

Work is expected to be completed in March 2020.

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