Contractor: Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems
Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $7,595,494 firm-fixed-price modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-5435) for MK 48 Guided Missile Vertical Launching System (GMVLS), Mod 4, ORDALT Kits for the Government of Japan (96.2 percent); the Netherlands (1.7 percent), Canada (1.6 percent); Greece (.5 percent) and under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The MK 48 GMVLS is designed to bring added self-defense firepower and hemispheric coverage to ships of worldwide navies. It is an unmanned system capable of launching vertical launch RIM-7 missiles with from its vertically mounted MK 20 canisters. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I., and is expected to be completed by November 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $7,595,494