Raytheon has won $402.6 million modification contract to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low-rate initial production (LRIP).
This modification will provide for three AMDR LRIP units. The LRIP units will be deployed on DDG 51 Flight III-class ships. Work is expected to be completed by March 2023, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday.
AN/SPY-6(V) is the US navy's next generation integrated air and missile defense radar. Currently in production, and on track for the DDG-51 Flight III destroyer, SPY-6 provides the Navy with protection against air, surface, and ballistic missile threats.
The radar is built with individual ‘building blocks’ called Radar Modular Assemblies. Each RMA is a self-contained radar in a 2’x2’x2’ box. These RMAs can stack together to form any size array to fit the mission requirements of any ship.
Raytheon has won a $14 million modification contract from the US to provide continued production support and engineering for the Standard Missile SM-3 Block IB program. The SM-3 is a ship-based missile system used to intercept short and intermediate range ballistic missiles as a part of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System
Raytheon has won a $12 million contract for engineering and test support services for the ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) currently in development for the Navy EA-18G aircraft. Services to be provided include software support for NGJ pod and integration, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, testing, training, and tools related to and in support of ALQ-249 and advanced electronic warfare initiatives, US Department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
Raytheon has won a Dh1.3 billion (US $353 million) contract to supply Patriot missiles for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defense Force on the opening day of IDEX and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (Navdex 2019) that kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Sunday
Raytheon has completed more than 1,700 wind tunnel tests on the newest, extended-range variant of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). The AMRAAM-ER missile is a ground-launched weapon that will intercept targets at longer distances and higher altitudes
Raytheon has tested a new rocket motor for the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES. The MAD-FIRES interceptor is designed to provide self-defence capability that defeats multiple waves of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as other threats, the company said in a statement Monday
Turkey is among several foreign countries which will receive AIM-9X Block II missiles as part of the US foreign military sales program. The inclusion of Turkey comes amidst reports that the Pentagon has blocked supply of parts that go into the F-35 manufacturing supply chain in Turkey as punishment for Ankara continuing its purchase process of Russias S-400 air defence system
Raytheon is awarded a $97 million modification contract for long-lead material in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 low-rate initial production requirements. The Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM) program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles
East Coast Repair and Fabrication is awarded $213 million multiple award contract (MAC) for ship repair, maintenance, and modernization of surface combatants (DDG and CG) class ships and amphibious (LSD, LPD and LHD) class ships homeported in Mayport, Florida, under Lot 1. This award was made under rolling admissions of the current IDIQ-MAC Lot 1
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