Raytheon to Provide Submarine High Data Rate Antenna Systems
Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $89,094,388 firm-fixed-price contract for 25 submarine high data rate (SubHDR) antenna systems. The SubHDR antenna system is used to provide submarines with high capacity communications in the extremely high frequency and super high frequency bands and enables reception of the global broadcast service. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (80 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (20 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Massachusetts (37.84 percent); Florida (19.02 percent); New Jersey (17.02 percent); California (12.26 percent); New Hampshire (7.64 percent); Pennsylvania (3.38 percent); and Utah (2.84 percent), and work is expected to be completed by June 20, 2018. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 ship submersible nuclear funds in the amount of $35,563,190 will be obligated at the time of award. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-15-C-0022).