Navy Boosting Sonar Mine Detection
Raytheon Co., Keyport, Washington, is being awarded a $15,132,006 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N61331-17-D-0001) to exercise an option for maintenance and support for the AN/AQS-20 sonar mine detecting set to maintain and improve system sustainability. The AN/AQS-20 is a towed, mine hunting and identification system for Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships. The option for continuing support includes, but not limited to repair; overhauls and other scheduled maintenance; hardware and software maintenance; tracking and resolution of obsolescence issues; technology improvements; reliability and maintainability improvements; development and incorporation of change notices and engineering change proposals; test support; engineering services; spares and repair parts; design efforts and hardware upgrades to improve system performance, sustainability, reliability, and other activities in support of the program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (65 percent); Keyport, Washington (30 percent); and Panama City, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 2018. No funding will be obligated at time of award. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida is the contracting activity.