The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Raytheon Company a 12-month contract to develop the preliminary design of a 100 kilowatt experimental Free Electron Laser for the U.S. Navy. This preliminary design is the first of a three-phase ONR Innovative Naval Prototype program worth more than $150 million.
Raytheon Company is being awarded a contract for an amount not to exceed $87 million. This action will provided 35 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems Model A, 25 Preproduction Units, including one retrofit gyro and one retrofit imager, and associated replaceable unit spares and containers to support the predator/reaper.
Raytheon Company's Surface Launched Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (SLAMRAAM) program has received U.S. Army approval for a long-lead acquisition, not to exceed $30 million, for long-lead purchases leading to low-rate initial production.
Raytheon Company is being awarded a $259.9 million U.S. Navy contract to overhaul and upgrade 57 Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems and to provide ancillary equipment, spares and additional technical support.
Raytheon Company has received an award for its Mobile Nuclear Radiation Detection System from Florida's Department of Transportation. The system detects and identifies nuclear radiation in mobile and stationary operations, using advanced spectroscopic technology.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract to study the NextGen Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (ICNS) architecture and to determine the National Airspace System's needs for 2018 to 2025. The study analyzes ICNS interfaces to operator flight planning systems, aircraft capabilities, avionics functions and Federal Aviation Administration automation systems.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Raytheon Company an information assurance and network operations contract worth up to $138 million. Under the contract, Raytheon will design, transition and operate a secure voice, video and data-information sharing and collaboration environment for U.S. and coalition forces.