The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a $15 million contract modification for the procurement of 216 Excalibur Ib rounds.
Excalibur is a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS guidance to provide accurate, first-round effects capability in any environment. By using Excalibur's level of precision, there is a major reduction in the time, cost and logistical burden associated with using other artillery munitions. Analyses have shown it can take 10 to 50 conventional munitions to accomplish what one Excalibur can.
Raytheon is also funding a program to augment its combat-proven 155mm GPS-guided projectile with a laser spot tracker seeker, giving the weapon a dual-mode capability. The company is planning a live-fire demonstration of the "Excalibur-S" early next year.
Raytheon has also won a $42 million firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar spares for the Royal Australian Navy.
Location of performance is Rhode Island with a February 2017 performance completion date.
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Raytheon is being awarded $172 million contract modification under firm-fixed-price contract for AN/TPY-2 Radar with associated spares. The work is expected to be completed by March 2016
Raytheon is working on the Plan X program, in order to help U.S
Raytheon has been awarded $75 million to complete remaining hardware and electronics for the first two ships of the Zumwalt-class of multimission destroyers. Raytheon's progress on the program continues, remaining on-cost and schedule, meeting all program milestones and shipyard need dates
Raytheon Company has initiated an internally funded program to enhance its combat-proven 155mm Excalibur GPS-guided projectile with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) with a semi-active laser (SAL) end-game targeting capability. Addition of the SAL seeker will allow the munition to attack moving targets, attack targets that have re-positioned after firing, or change the impact point to avoid casualties and collateral damage
Raytheon has fired eight precision-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during qualification flight tests. All eight rounds landed within five meters of the target, meeting stringent test objectives
Raytheon Company has won a $1.28 billion contract from Oman to supply National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS)
Raytheon Company has received a resume work order from the US Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar. On October 10, 2013, Raytheon was awarded a $385 million contract for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC)
Raytheon Company has won a $52 million modification contract for Design Agent Engineering and Technical Support Services for Phalanx, SeaRAM, and Land-based Phalanx Weapon Systems. PHALANX Close-In Weapon System (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
Raytheon has been awarded a $70 million contract for various full Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to support in-country spares software sustainment, and other activities. This award supports foreign military sales for Morocco, Egypt and Iraq
Raytheon has won a $134 million contract for the design and development of Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminals Increment I. Global ASNT Increment I is a secure, survivable multi-path communication system used to disseminate nuclear command and control messages from national-level decision authorities to wing command posts and bomber, tanker and reconnaissance aircrews at geographically dispersed locations
Raytheon Company has won a $134 million contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) is part of the nuclear command and control system that allows the President of the United States to direct and manage U
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