Raytheon has won $136 million modification contract to exercise an option for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low rate initial production (LRIP).
The LRIP unit will be deployed on a DDG Flight III class ship. Work is expected to be completed by April 2021, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday.
The Air and Missile Defense Radar – AN/SPY-6(V) – is the Navy's next generation integrated air and missile defense radar. It is advancing through development and on track for the DDG-51 Flight III destroyer.
The radar significantly enhances the ships’ ability to detect air and surface targets as well as the ever-proliferating ballistic missile threats.
The system is built with individual ‘building blocks’ called Radar Modular Assemblies. Each RMA is a self-contained radar in a 2’x2’x2’ box. These individual radar RMAs can stack together to form any size array to fit the mission requirements of any ship, making AMDR the Navy’s first truly scalable radar.
For the DDG 51 Flight III destroyer, the SPY-6(V) AMDR will feature:
1. 37 RMAs – which is equivalent to SPY-1D(V) +15 dB; Meaning, SPY-6 can see a target of half the size at twice the distance of today’s radar.
2. Four array faces to provide full-time, 360° situational awareness. Each face is 14’ x 14’ – which is roughly the same dimension as today’s SPY-1D(V) radar.
Raytheon is being awarded an $83 million contract for the design, test and deployment of the Barracuda mine neutralization system. The Barracuda mine neutralization system is an expendable, autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle intended to identify and neutralize bottom, near surface and drifting sea mines
Raytheon Company and the US Navy completed the final developmental test to integrate the Joint Standoff Weapon C onto the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's C variant, keeping the low-cost, air-to-ground missile on track for full deployment in 2019. The JSOW glide weapon uses a GPS-inertial navigation system with an imaging infrared seeker that can identify and track targets autonomously
Raytheon has been awarded a $22.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract to add the Phase IIB/IIC tasks for the Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System (MAD-FIRES) program
Raytheon will begin work on the $600-million, three-year contract to sustain and modernize missile defense and other strategic systems operated by the US Army, after the protest was withdrawn in February since the deal announcement in June 2017. Within the next 30-60 days Raytheon will begin accepting directions from the Army to conduct software sustainment and system engineering services for critical systems including THAAD, AN/TPY-2 radars, the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System, the Sea-Based X-Band Radar and Upgraded Early Warning Radars
Raytheon Missile Company has been awarded a $523,148,647 contract modification for Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) production Lot 31. This modification provides for AMRAAM Production Lot 32 for the production of the AMRAAM missile and other AMRAAM system items
Raytheon has won $387 million modification contract to procure a limited subset of items necessary to maintain schedule for eventual manufacture, assembly, test and delivery of 20 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles and related efforts, and up to four additional foreign military sales (FMS) missiles, for a potential total of 24 missiles. The contract action also increases the transition to production undefinitized contract action (Unue developing engineering manufacturing readiness level (EMRL) 3 compliance, achieving sustained rate capability of producing two all-up rounds per month, demonstrating EMRL 4 compliance, and achieving Tactical Configuration Readiness
Raytheon has won $143 million modification contract to procure 100 full-rate production Lot 15 Tomahawk Block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles. Work is expected to be completed in August 2020, US department of defense said in a statement Friday
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