Raytheon to Provide EA-18G Communication Countermeasures Set
Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, is being awarded an $11,602,950 cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for systems and software engineering services for the ALQ-227 communication countermeasures set for the EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. This contract provides for up to 48,100 hours of engineering, integration and testing services for the low-band geo-location program. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Indiana (99 percent); and Forest, Mississippi (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2018. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation and fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $145,595 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($10,442,655; 90 percent), and the government of Australia ($1,160,295; 10 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-15-D-0018).