Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $16,091,864 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5128) to exercise an option for continuing platform systems engineering agent support of the Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 2 development for aircraft carrier/amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build (ACB) 12/Technical Insertion 12 (ACB12/TI12). Work to be performed includes the achievement of key milestones for non-recurring platform systems engineering to further mature the ACB 12, a tactical product. ACB 12 is slated for deployment, initially on CVN 78, CVN 72, and LHD 2, then to be extended to CVN 73 and other SSDS MK 2 enabled platforms.
Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent); Tewksbury, Massachusetts (2.5 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (2.5 percent); St. Petersburg, Florida (2.5 percent); and Tucson, Arizona (2.5 percent); and is expected to be completed by December 2015. Fiscal 2011 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) and fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $1,187,942 will be obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $977,942 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.