Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $66.5 million Navy contract for Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) block 2 guided missile round pack requirements, the United States Department of Defense announced Tuesday in a publication relating to military deals.
The firm-fixed-price contract, which had been awarded on Dec. 31, would be worth up to $142.8 million if included options are exercised. It also includes an option that would involve foreign military sales to Japan.
Co-developed by the U.S. and Germany, the RAM guided missile weapons system defends allied ship platforms from enemy ships. Under the contract, Raytheon will “procure material, fabricate parts, assemble and test, and deliver RAM Block 2 MK 44 Mod 4 guided missile round packs,” according to the DoD.
More than $66 million in fiscal 2016 funds will be assigned with the award, none of which will expire at the end of the 2016 fiscal year. The majority of the labor will be conducted in locations throughout the U.S., though more than 41 percent of the work will take place in Ottobrunn, Germany. The work should be finished by February 2018.
Virginia-based technology solutions company Alion Science and Technology received a $28.7 million modification to an Air Force contract for advisory and assistance services benefiting both the Secretary of the Air Force Acquisition office and the joint program office for the F-35 program, More than $13.5 million in fiscal 2016 funds will be assigned with the award. The labor will be conducted in Arlington, Va., and Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., and should be finished by June 30, 2016.
DRS-NIS has been awarded a $16.4 million contract for digital vehicle distribution box assembly repair and upgrades. According to the DoD, “the assembly is a power distribution and control box for the automotive and diagnostic systems of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.” The location of the work and the related funding will be decided when each order is placed. The labor should be finished by Dec. 30, 2022. DRS-NIS was the only company to submit a bid for the work.
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