Raytheon to Provide Integrated Fires Communications
Raytheon Co., Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $11,778,274 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide communications and interoperability for integrated fires in support of the Office of Naval Research. The future naval capability will develop networking and communications enhancements to enable next-generation sensor netting, electromagnetic maneuver warfare and integrated fires across the force. Work will be performed in St. Petersburg, Florida (35 percent); Largo, Florida (29 percent); El Segundo, California (27 percent); and Tewksbury, Massachusetts (9 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2020. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $366,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; five offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-17-C-0204).