Raytheon wins $182 million contract for SM-6 from US Defense
12:00 AM, June 22, 2011
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $182,341,825 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5305) for low-rate initial production of fiscal 2011 Standard Missile 6 (SM-6) Block I all up rounds (AUR). This contract will provide for the procurement of 59 SM-6 Block I AURs; 35 SM-6 Block I AUR instrumentation kits; design agent services; and SM-6 Block I spares and containers. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (61 percent); Camden, Ark. (23 percent); Boston, Mass. (5 percent); Dallas, Texas (4 percent); Hanahan, S.C. (3 percent); Anniston, Ala. (2 percent); and San Jose, Calif. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed by June 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Raytheon successfully test fired its Standard Missile-6 interceptors from the USS Chancellorsville, engaging two cruise missile targets (BQM-74 drones) in the missile's first over-the-horizon test scenario at sea.
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