Raytheon Upgrading Fire Scout Software
Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $21,592,886 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to continue the software upgrade transition in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system tactical control system 2016 Linux cyber baseline. Work will be performed in Dulles, Virginia, and is expected to be completed in October 2018. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,824,101 will be obligated at time of award, of which $325,000 will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-16-C-0027).