Raytheon is Supporting the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile

April 15, 2020

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $13,718,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-5433 to exercise options in support Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Design Agent, in-service support and technical engineering support services. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (91%); Hengelo OV, Netherlands (2%); Raufoss, Norway (2%); Ottobrunn, Germany (1%); Richmond, Australia (1%); and the following states and countries make up the remaining (3%): Rocket Center, West Virginia; Mississauga, Canada; Madrid, Spain; Ankara, Turkey; and Koropi, Greece. The ESSM program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test and procure ESSM missiles and provides enhanced ship defense. This is a sole-source contract pursuant to an international agreement between the U.S. and nine other countries. Work is expected to be complete by December 2020. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (78%); other country funds (21%); and the governments of Thailand, Japan and United Arab Emirates (1% combined) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Navy); 2020 research, development, testing, and evaluation (Navy); 2020 and 2019 other country funds; 2020 weapons procurement (Navy); and FMS funding in the amount of $11,931,401 will be obligated at time of award, and $4,868,809 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract modification was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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