Missile Defense Agency Awards Raytheon With $38.1 Million Contract
12:00 AM, February 3, 2012
The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company with a $38.1 million contract
to provide engineering support to its Command, Control, Battle Management, and
Communications (C2BMC) program. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business will, under
the subcontract, provide engineering support in the areas of communications, systems
architecture, modeling and simulation, integration and test, system analysis and sensor
netting. The C2BMC program forms the critical integrating command and control function that
enables the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It provides the warfighter with a reliable,
flexible and real-time capability to plan, monitor and manage the defense of the United
States, its deployed forces and allies against ballistic missile threats.
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