Raytheon has been awarded a $25.8m contract for six Submarine High Data Rate antenna systems.
The SubHDR antenna system is used to provide submarines with high capacity communications in the extremely high frequency and super high frequency bands and enables reception of the global broadcast service.
According to the US Department of Defense, this contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $114,707,975.
“Work will be performed in Largo, Florida (35 percent); Marlborough, Massachusetts (20 percent); South Deerfield, Massachusetts (15 percent); Fairfield, New Jersey. (8 percent); Portsmouth, New Hampshire (6 percent); Stow, Massachusetts (3 percent); Woodland Hills, California (3 percent); Lititz, Pennsylvania (2 percent); Torrance, California (2 percent); and Carlsbad, California (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2019.
Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $25,800,000 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (62 percent); and the governments of United Kingdom (16 percent); and Australia (22 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program.
This sole-source contract acquisition was not competitively procured pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) – only one responsible source (Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 6.302-1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039).”