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Navy Multiband Terminal

Raytheon to Improve Navy Multiband Terminal for Four Countries

February 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $19,861,994 contract modification for in-scope enhanced polar satellite pre-planned product improvements for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The NMT is the next generation of military satellite communications terminal to be deployed onboard submarines, ships and shore installations that provide maritime communications using the military strategic and tactical relay, advanced extremely high frequency, defense satellite communications system and wideband global satellite communications families of satellites. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $979,752,906. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy; and, under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the governments of Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives First Production Order for Navy Multiband Terminal

October 29, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company recently received the first production order for next-generation Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) satellite communication terminals. The initial production award is for 22 systems, consisting of 15 ship, five submarine and two shore terminals, along with other services and products; it is valued at more than $37 million. The program could potentially be valued at $1 billion over five years. NMT is a family of multi-banded ship, submarine and shore communications terminals providing the Navy and international partners, with the possibility of selected Army and Air Force users, a powerful and reliable new capability in support of its net-centric architecture. The terminals will provide all Navy military-band satellite communications up to five times the bandwidth and less size, weight and power than the systems they will replace.

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