Raytheon Providing Over-the-Horizon Weapon Systems to the Navy and Marines
Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $14,856,016 firm-fixed-price contract for Over-the-Horizon Weapon Systems. Under the contract, the company will manufacture and deliver the systems, which consist of encanistered missiles (EM) loaded into launching mechanisms (LM); and a single fire control suite (FCS). In addition to the EMs (tactical, telemetered and inert operational); FCSs; LMs; the contract includes delivery of mission support equipment, training equipment and courses; engineering services; travel and other direct costs. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $847,611,857. Work will be performed in Kongsberg, Norway (75 percent); Tucson, Arizona (15 percent); Schrobenhausen, Germany (4 percent); Raufoss, Norway (3 percent); McKinney, Texas (2 percent); and Louisville, Kentucky (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2020. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding; and FY 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,856,016 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-18-C-5432).
In a separate contract award, a firm-fixed-price purchase order of $7,083,668 under previously awarded blanket purchase agreement, Carasoft is renewing existing VMware software maintenance support and new VMware software licenses for the Marine Corps. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $7,083,668 will be obligated at the time of award. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.