Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $202,600,272 definitive contract for F-15 sustainment. The estimated value of the options is $112,670,298. This contract provides support for the APG 82(V)1 radar modernization program depot activation in support of the Air Force. These services will include the engineering services required to support depot activation. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California; Forest, Mississippi; and McKinney, Texas. Work is expected to complete December 11, 2024. This award is a result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $89,929,974 are being obligated at the time of award.
El Segundo, California-based Raytheon announced on July 11 that The Boeing Company chose it to be the radar supplier for the B-52 bomber radar modernization program.
Under the contract, Raytheon will design, develop, produce and sustain active electronically scanned array radar systems for the entire U.S. Air Force B-52 fleet, Raytheon stated. Raytheon's B-52 radar is based on active electronically scanned array (AESA) systems developed from the APG-79/APG-82 radar system. The new systems will improve the navigation reliability of nuclear and conventional missions. It also offers improved mapping and detection ranges, and an increase in the number of targets that can simultaneously be engaged.
The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an $8,344,476 modification (P00044) to a previously awarded contract (FA8634-16-C-2653) for F-15 APG-82 version 1 radar modernization program radar upgrades. This modification exercises the options for support and repairs, and deployable field service representative for required support under the basic contract. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, with an expected completion date of December 31, 2018. Fiscal year 2016 procurement funds in the amount of $8,344,476 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.