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Raytheon Missile Systems defense contract to the Air Force given on 3/21/2007

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Defense contract under the Air Force awarded to Raytheon Missile Systems on 3/21/2007.

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Principle Contractor: Raytheon Missile Systems
Date Reported: 3/21/2007
Department: Air Force

Contract Details: Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $16,933,675 firm-fixed-price contract modification. This action provides for 139 guided bomb unit 28C/B guidance control units and tail kits. The Guided Bomb Unite-28C/B (GBU), also known as Enhanced Paveway III, provides the Air Force with an improved aerial delivery. The GBU-28C/B possesses a Global Positioning System aided laser guidance capability with improved lethality, survivability, and penetration over the previously produced GBU-28B/B weapon system. At this time, total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete May 2008. Headquarters Air-To-Ground Munitions Systems Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8681-05-C-0075/P00016).

Total Contract Value: $16,933,675

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