Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has won a $212.6 million modification to an Army contract for engineering work involving the Patriot program for missile and air defense, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday.
The work involved under the foreign military sales contract benefits the governments of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Germany, Greece, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Qatar, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and Taiwan. More than $100 million in fiscal 2016 funding was assigned with the award. The labor will be conducted at various locations throughout the U.S., and should be finished on Jan. 31, 2017.
The DoD also announced that L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems has been awarded a $38 million modification to an Army contract to manufacture transmissions and ancillary hardware for 180 Bradley Fighting Vehicles. The labor will be conducted in Muskegon, Mich., and should be finished on Feb. 28, 2018.
Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems has been given an $18.8 million modification to Air Force contract for sustainment of the Iraqi government’s C-130E/J aircraft. The labor will be conducted in Baghdad and should be finished by Dec. 31, 2016.
Lockheed Martin also received a $7.9 million contract to help advance the U.S. Navy and United Kingdom’s Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System, or TTWCS. According to Lockheed Martin, the TTWCS calculates a missile’s route to reach enemy targets. The TTWCS also “provides the capability to plan new missions aboard the launch platform and communicate with multiple Tomahawks to rapidly retarget and redirect the missiles in flight.”
Nearly all of the cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order contract funds—98.6 percent—benefits the U.S. Navy. The labor will be conducted in King of Prussia, Pa., and should be finished in January 2017.
Boeing has been awarded a $15.6 million modification to an Air Force contract for engineering and program management support benefitting the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) guidance subsystem. More than $2.5 million in fiscal 2016 funding will be assigned with the award. The labor will be conducted at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and should be finished by Feb. 1, 2017.
AM General has been awarded a $10.5 million Army contract for 50 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, or Humvees, and related spare parts for the Iraqi government. The DoD only received a bid from AM General for the firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract. The labor will be conducted in Mishawaka, Ind., and should be finished on May 31, 2016.
Missouri-based ammunition manufacturer Olin Corporation has been awarded an Army contract for 5.56mm, 7.62mm, and .50 caliber ammunition. Olin was the only company to submit a bid for the fixed-price-economic price adjustment contract. The labor will be conducted in East Alton, Ill., and should be finished on July 31, 2017.
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