Raytheon to Provide Cryptographic Radios
Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems Division, Largo, Florida, has been awarded a $22,907,353 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity production contract for the ARC 234 crypto-modernized baseband input/output (BBIO) module. Contractor will provide crypto-modernized, National Security Agency Type 1-certified, cryptographic radios that will replace the legacy ARC-234 device, focused on embedded-crypto, form and fit replacements for the BBIO module. Work will be performed in Largo, Florida, and is expected to be complete by October 21, 2020. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $5,076,355 are being obligated at the time of award for the first delivery order. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint-Base San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA8307-16-D-0026).