Raytheon Awarded Nearly $459 Million for Cryptographic Program Full-Rate Production
The Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been awarded a $458,999,839 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for VINSON/Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Cryptographic Modernization (VACM) program full-rate production. This contract is a form-fit replacement effort. The VACM End Cryptographic Unit (ECU) will maintain function and capability of the existing VINSON and ANDVT ECUs to the extent allowed by the National Security Agency. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne and in Largo, Florida, and it is expected to be completed by December 15, 2021. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015, 2016 and 2017 procurement funds in the amount of $75,132,935 are being obligated for delivery order 0001 at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA8307-17-D0017).