Missile Defense Agency to Improve the Ballistic Missile Defense System
The U.S. military awarded contracts to Raytheon Co., Woburn, Massachusetts (HQ0147-18-D-0008); Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey (HQ0147-18-D-0011); and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. acting through the Missile Defense and Protective Systems Division, Huntsville, Alabama (HQ0147-18-D-0010). The companies will provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination to optimize the defensive capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense system and counter evolving threats. Each company is being awarded a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (MAIDIQ) contract with a minimum amount of $10,000 and a maximum amount of $4,100,000,000. No task orders or delivery orders are being issued at this time. The three awardees of this MAIDIQ contract will compete for each task order. The contract was competitively procured via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website with three proposals received. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2018 through FY 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation funds. The ordering period is from July 10, 2018, through July 9, 2023. The Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama is the contracting activity.