Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, was awarded a $29 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for the surveillance radar program, a foreign military sales program managed by the Electronic Systems Center to provide Taiwan with the elements of a missile and air defense capability.
ITT Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Raytheon Electronic Warfare Systems, Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems, and BAE Electronic Integration Systems each received approximately $42 million for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. Technology maturation efforts include research in support of future development of airborne electronic attack capability from a tactical-size airborne stand-off/mod-escort platform.
Raytheon Technical Services Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $250 million contract for the development, implementation and sustainment of 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 V-22 Block Fleet release avionics systems software products, including V-22 aircraft avionics acquisition support. In addition, this contract provides for the development, test and production of V-22 situational awareness/Blue Force tracking software and prototype hardware products. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division is the contracting authority.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company a $34.4 million contract to continue design work on the AGM-65E2/L laser guided Maverick missile, the newest variant of the Maverick. The contract requires the company to develop, integrate and test the missile's guidance and control section.
The U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon Company an $18.9 million contract to produce LAU-115D/A and LAU-116B/A missile launchers. The launchers are used on Navy F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft to provide structural and electrical interfaces that allow the aircraft to carry and launch missiles.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Raytheon Company an $88 million contract to install passenger checkpoint screening equipment at airports nationwide. The task order was issued under the TSA's Security Equipment Integration Services contract. Raytheon will be responsible for installing equipment that includes a wide range of technologies. The contract began March 24 and ends March 23, 2011.
Raytheon Company was awarded a NASA Goddard contract to maintain and manage large volumes of sensing data and imagery from space instruments. The Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) evolution and development contract will give climate researchers access to data about the earth's atmospheres, oceans, lands and their interactions. The evolution and development program, an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity cost plus award fee contract, will have a $250 million ceiling for the five-year base period of performance and an initial value of $75 million.
The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Raytheon Polar Services, a division of Raytheon Technical Services Company, a one-year extension to its current contract for science, operations and logistics support to the U.S. Antarctic Program. Raytheon is the prime contractor to the U.S. Antarctic Program for the NSF. The extension moves the contract end date to March 31, 2011.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $152.4 million contract modification to provide engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, this is the second of four annual modifications to the original 2009 baseline contract for Patriot engineering services. Under the contract, the company will continue to provide the latest upgrades and system capabilities through systems analysis, software and hardware engineering, testing and logistics support to both U.S. and international Patriot customers.
The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company a long-lead purchase award, not to exceed $18 million, leading to low rate initial production of the company's Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (SLAMRAAM). The missile is a flexible air defense system designed to defeat a range of threats such as cruise missiles, unmanned aerial systems and manned aircraft.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company a $37.9 million delivery order to modify weapons data link equipment used in pilot training for F-15 fighter jets. This is the second delivery order under a 2007 indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded for the Air Force Training Frequency Relocation (TFR) program.
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded Raytheon Company a $58.2 million contract for upgrading Patriot missiles to the Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) missiles. Under the contract, the company will upgrade 124 Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the GEM-T configuration. The contract is a follow-on issued as part of the Patriot missile's continuous technology refreshment program launched in 2000.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $170 million Foreign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce AGM-65D and AGM65G2 infrared-guided Maverick air-to-surface missiles for the United Arab Emirates. Under the agreement, Raytheon will build and provide life-cycle support for more than 500 new missiles.
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded Raytheon Company a $58.2 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) missiles. Under the contract, the company will upgrade 124 Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the GEM-T configuration. This is a follow-on contract issued as part of the command's Patriot missile continuous technology refreshment program initiated in 2000.
Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded a $2.9 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to develop new methods to protect U.S. Defense Department service oriented architectures against malicious attacks. The goal of the Advanced Protected Services contract is to enable future military service oriented information systems to detect, protect and adapt to cyber attacks survive attacks.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has awarded Raytheon Company an $81 million contract to create a collaborative technology alliance in network science. Under the five-year contract, the company will pursue fundamental research in network science to identify the commonalities that apply to diverse kinds of networks.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $6.5 million contract from the United Kingdom's NATS, formerly the National Air Traffic Services, to conduct software modeling and field tests of technology to minimize the effects of wind turbines on radar signals. The company will develop and test advanced mitigation algorithms within its S-band approach and L-band en route primary surveillance radars.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $17.2 million Foreign Military Sales contract modification to deliver capability upgrades for South Korea's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The company will provide prime mover equipment as an alternative power source for Patriot system operations and will deliver communications equipment to enhance Patriot interoperability with air defense command centers.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $241.3 million contract to deliver additional open architecture software capability for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). Under the contract, software development will support the integration of human-computer interface components for the ship's engineering machinery controls and damage control systems.