Raytheon has been awarded $19m contract for the procurement of nine mid-body range safety subsystem (MRSS) kits and flight test (FT) kits for the US Navy and three MRSS and FT kits for the United Kingdom.
These systems are used in the tracking of the missile system air vehicles as required for guidance and control or range safety. The systems used in safety, destruct, test, or training activities.
According to a contract notification:
“Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (40 percent); San Diego, California (13.70 percent); Boulder, Colorado (13.70 percent); Bristol, Pennsylvania (9.40 percent); Hanahan, South Carolina (6.90 percent); Joplin, Missouri (6 percent); Middletown, Connecticut (3.80 percent); Lancaster, Pennsylvania (3 percent); Tampa, Florida (1.40 percent); Ontario, California (1 percent); Anniston, Alabama (.9 percent); Lowell, Massachusetts (.18 percent); and Valencia, California (.02 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2020.
Fiscal 2017 weapons procurement (Navy) and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $19,262,005 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This effort combines purchases for the Navy ($15,669,397; 81.35 percent); and the government of the United Kingdom ($3,592,608; 18.65 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.”