Raytheon Preparing Early System Integration of Airborne Warning and Control System for Air Force
Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been awarded a $14,071,825 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Phase II risk reduction for the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS). This contract provides for risk reduction activities related to early system-level integration; AWACS-specific modifications to the existing sensor electronics unit; AWACS-specific antenna solutions; and integration prototyping. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is expected to be completed by March 20, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,612,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.