Raytheon Investigating Low Cost UAV Swarming Technology for the Navy and Marine Corps

June 27, 2018

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $29,688,168 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Low Cost UAV Swarming Technology (LOCUST) Innovative Naval Prototype (INP). Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and work is expected to be completed by January 25, 2020. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,129,599 will be obligated at the time of award. No funds will expire at end of current year. This contract was competitively procured under a long-range broad agency announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology. Since proposals will be received throughout the year under the long-range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is unknown.  The Office of Naval Research. Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.


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