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Contractor: Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems
Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $45,252,160 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0003) for the procurement of 16 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft, lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft’s weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F’s survivability. Work will be performed in Forest, Miss. (43 percent); Dallas, Texas (29 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (27 percent); and Andover, Mass. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $8,400,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $45,252,160