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.