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September 21, 2016

Raytheon Secure Information Systems, El Segundo, California, was awarded a $32,773,127 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost contract for NATO Improved Link Eleven (NILE)/Link 22 Modernized Link Level COMSEC (LLC 7M) production and sustainment. The NILE LLC 7M is a controlled cryptographic item system that has been certified for operational use by the National Security Agency. The NILE LLC 7M is planned for use in airborne, surface, subsurface and ground based applications by the NILE nations (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain and the U.S.), as well as all nations approved for Foreign Military Sales cases and as Link 22 third parties in the future. This effort includes requi