Raytheon Supplying UAS Sensor System

June 1, 2018

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is awarded an $11,016,000 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00164-18-C-JQ40) for the procurement of eight common sensor payloads (CSP) (one turret and one electronics unit in each system) and data.  The CSP is an electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensor system for the Army Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. The primary mission of the EO/IR sensor system is to provide enhanced visual imagery to augment existing electronic sensors that will enhance low visibility and night navigation; interception, observation and surveillance; insertion and extraction operations; combat search and rescue; identification, real-time situational awareness and threat warning; reconnaissance and surveillance; as well as visit, board, search and seizure operations. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by March 2020. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement (Army) funding in the amount of $11,016,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.




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