Raytheon to Perform Sensor Tests for Ballistic Missile Defense System

January 17, 2018

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-award-fee line items with a stated maximum value of $641,758,000. Under this contract, the contractor will perform Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test related activities for multiple radar platforms that includes planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan. The effort also includes sensors modeling and simulation activities to include Open Systems Architecture Sensor Model (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) development and maintenance, integration of OSI with hardware-in-the-loop radar representation, integration of OSI and OSM with the simulation framework, verification and validation support, and stakeholder/event support. The award is the result of a competitively awarded acquisition in which two offers were received. Fiscal year 2017 and 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,451,000 are being obligated at time of award. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; and Colorado Springs, Colorado. The ordering period is from January 12, 2018, through January 11, 2023, with a one year option period provided in the contract. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (HQ0147-18-D-0003).         

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