Raytheon Awarded $66M Standard Missile-3 Modification Contract

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Raytheon Awarded $66M Standard Missile-3 Modification Contract
The U.S. Aegis Ashore missile defense system at the Naval Support Facility in Deveselu, Romania became fully operational in 2016. (Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Raytheon is being awarded a $66 million modification for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) integration, test, and Aegis Ashore support under the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA contract.

Under this contract, the contractor will continue efforts for engineering services, analysis, and material in support of the SM-3 Block IIA program efforts, including BMD 5.1 engineering, integration, certification and test efforts; post events assessment support; and flight terminations systems in support of the Aegis Ashore flight test mission for the SM-3 Block IIA program, US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.

The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $2,073,834,069 from $2,007,392,607.  The work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2018.

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