Navy Updating Missions Systems Equipment
Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was awarded on September 29, 2017 a $17,268,162 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5145) to exercise options for DDG 1000-class total ship activation test conduct and for modification and upgrades to missions systems equipment/total ship computing environment hardware and software. The contract provides production, integration, activation and testing on DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class ship mission systems and missions systems equipment (MSE). The announcement is in support of the exercise of options for total ship activation test conduct, which provides technical services in support of DDG 1000 MSE grooming, activation and tests; and for MSE/total ship computing environment (TSCE) hardware and software modifications/upgrades, which provides technical services necessary to modify and upgrade DDG 1000-class MSE/TSCE hardware and major equipment, software and associated computer programs and component items to address obsolescence and ensure supportability to the fleet. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (40 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (30 percent); and Tewksbury, Massachusetts (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2018. Fiscal year 2017 other procurement (Navy) in the amount of $7,290,000; and FY 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) in the amount of $650,100 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.