The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded a $269 million contract to the Raytheon Company for support of NOAA's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) program. The AWIPS program is used by 140 National Weather Service (NWS) field offices in collecting and analyzing weather data, creating forecaster visualizations and distributing time-sensitive weather statements such as hurricane watches and tornado warnings across the United States. Under the contract, Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business will provide operations and maintenance services, hardware, software, communications, and architecture improvement services for AWIPS to the NWS.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Baltimore, Maryland, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $70,288,310 undefinitized contract action (FA8730-16-C-0016) for radar risk reduction efforts intended for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System Recapitalization (JSTARS Recap) program. Raytheon - Space and Airborne Systems, McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $60,000,000 contract action (FA8730-16-C-0015). Contractors will provide nonrecurring hardware and software engineering activities to ensure radars are scaled to meet JSTARS Recap Wide Area Surveillance requirements.
Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $38.6 million not-to-exceed modification to previously awarded contract for non-recurring engineering, detail design, software development, and production planning efforts required to ensure dual band radar is compatible with CVN 78-class power system interface. This contract modification dual band radar is compatible with the emergency diesel generator, the main turbine generator, and the electrical distribution system specifications of CVN 78-class power system interface. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, has appointed Daniel J. Crowley president of Raytheon Network Centric Systems.
Raytheon Company has received a $2.3 million modification to a previous firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 53 fiscal 2010 Tomahawk composite capsule launching system capsules. Under the contract, awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, work will be performed at more than 11 different locations in the United States with an expected completion date of February 2012.