Raytheon to Provide Navy Multiband Terminals
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $102,922,387 firm-fixed-price contract to produce, test and deliver fully integrated Navy Multiband Terminals (NMT). The NMT is a multiband capable satellite communications terminal that provides both protected and wideband communications. NMT supports Extremely High Frequency (EHF)/Advanced EHF Low Data Rate /Medium Data Rate/Extended Data Rate, Super High Frequency, Military Ka (transmit/receive) and Global Broadcast Service (receive-only) communications. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $466,585,828. This contract combines purchases for the United States (97 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (three percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Largo, Florida (54 percent); South Deerfield, Massachusetts (25 percent); Stow, Massachusetts (13 percent); Marlborough, Massachusetts (8 percent); and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2018. If all options are exercised, work could continue until September 2022. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2015 and 2016 ship conversion (Navy); and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $102,922,387 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This sole source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-16-C-0050).