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Raytheon Missile Systems defense contract to the Navy given on 1/11/2008

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Defense contract under the Navy awarded to Raytheon Missile Systems on 1/11/2008.

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Principle Contractor: Raytheon Missile Systems
Date Reported: 1/11/2008
Department: Navy

Contract Details: Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $126,617,404 firm-fixed-price contract for the Lot 8 production of AIM-9X tactical missiles for the Navy (100) and Air Force (89), and for the governments of Korea (102) and Australia (47). In addition, this contract provides for the procurement of Captive Air Training Missiles for the Navy (70), Air Force (60) and the government of Australia (20); 16 special air training missiles for the government of Australia; and containers for the Navy (48), Air Force (50), and the governments of Korea (26), Australia (24), and Finland (11). Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (52.71 percent); Austin, Texas (11 percent); Valencia, Calif. (8 percent); Goleta, Calif. (7 percent); Rocket Center, W.Va.(7 percent); Glostap, Denmark (4 percent); Cheshire, Conn.(3 percent); Midland Ontario, Canada (3 percent); Anniston, Ala.(2.29 percent); Claremont, Calif.(1 percent); and Longmount, Colo. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This option combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($39,544,455; 31.23 percent), U.S. Air Force ($34,860,071; 27.54 percent), and the Governments of Korea ($31,068,566; 24.54 percent); Australia ($21,024,181; 16.60 percent), and Finland ($120,131; 0.09 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-08-C-0018).

Total Contract Value: $126,617,404

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