12:00 AM, May 18, 2012
Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $57,859,585 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for fiscal 2012 requirements for MK 15 Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) Phalanx Block 1B BL2 upgrade kits and conversions; MK 15 Mod 31 CIWS SeaRAM upgrade kits and conversions in support of LCS 10 and 12; Block 1B Phalanx Weapon Systems for DDG 116; MK 15 CIWS hardware product improvements and ancillary equipment; Block 1B Ordalt kits; and MK 15 CIWS Block 1B Class A overhauls. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky. (39 percent); Germany (12 percent); Palm Bay, Fla. (12 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (9 percent); Pittsburgh, Pa. (8 percent); Burlington, Vt. (6 percent); Andover, Mass. (4 percent); Syracuse, N.Y. (4 percent); Long Beach, Calif. (1 percent); Radford, Va. (1 percent); Bloomington, Minn. (1 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (1 percent); Norcross, Ga. (1 percent); and New Albany, Ind. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed by September 2015. Contract funds in the amount of $24,212,419 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.