Raytheon, Major Tool and Machine Inc. team up on SPY-6 Radars

January 14, 2020 – Raytheon Company has signed an exclusive teaming agreement with Major Tool & Machine, Inc. to develop array structures for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 radar program when it transitions from low-rate initial production to hardware production and sustainment. AN/SPY-6(V)1 radar arrays inside Raytheon’s Andover, Massachusetts radar development facility. SPY-6 is a family of next-generation, integrated air and…

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Raytheon Awarded SPY-6 Contract

March 14, 2019 – Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $402,658,015 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-14-C-5315 to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low-rate initial production (LRIP). This modification will provide for three AMDR LRIP units. The LRIP units will be deployed on DDG 51 Flight III-class ships. Work…

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Awarded Contract for Fifth DDG 51 Destroyer

December 21, 2018 – The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract to build a fifth DDG 51 destroyer as part of the multi-year award announced in September. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics. In the most recent multi-year competition, BIW was awarded four ships. The Navy held a separate…

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Raytheon s SPY-6 radar tracks ballistic missile through intercept and multiple, simultaneous targets

October 10, 2018 – Raytheon Company’s AN/SPY-6(V) radar continues to demonstrate its integrated air and missile defense capability through exceptional performance against multiple targets. The radar detected, acquired and tracked multiple targets from the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. Capitalizing on two unrelated exercises conducted nearby in mid-September, SPY-6(V) not only tracked multiple threats simultaneously but also…

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Raytheon Receives AMDR Production Contract

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $136 million production contract for AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar, the U.S. Navy’s next generation integrated air and missile defense radar. The award is an option exercised under the current low rate initial production contract and funds the fourth ship set of radar mission equipment. Since its inception in January 2014, the AMDR…

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US Navy Contract Announcements April 19, 2018

Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $136,529,350 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5315) to exercise an option for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low rate initial production (LRIP).  The LRIP unit will be deployed on a DDG Flight III class ship.  Work will be performed in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and is expected to be…

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Navy Releases RFP for FY 2018-2022 DDG 51 Multiyear Shipbuilding Procurement

The Navy will release the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the DDG 51 Fiscal Years (FY) 2018 – 2022 Multiyear Procurement (MYP) for Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyers on Feb. 8.  This solicitation is a limited competition between the two current DDG 51 class shipbuilders, General Dynamics – Bath Iron Works (BIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII).   This procurement…

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Raytheon’s Air Missile Defense Radar tracks simultaneous missile targets for the first time

Raytheon Company’s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar acquired and tracked multiple threat-representative targets simultaneously during its third dedicated flight test at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. Test success proved AN/SPY-6(V) integrated air and missile defense performance against a short-range ballistic missile target and multiple anti-ship cruise missile targets. The radar searched for, detected and tracked…

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Kratos Advanced Short Range Ballistic Missile Target Supports Successful Test of the Advanced Missile Defense Radar

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Kratos’ Space & Missile Defense Systems (SMDS) successfully supported the U.S. Navy as they completed the third test of the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) against a live ballistic missile target. The successful test was conducted on September 7, 2017 against an advanced…

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AMDR Tested off Hawaii

The U.S. Navy successfully conducted a simultaneous Air and Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) flight test with the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) off the west coast of Hawaii, Sept. 7. At 1:38 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time, (7:38 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) a short-range ballistic missile target and multiple air-to-surface cruise missile targets were simultaneously launched. AN/SPY-6(V) AMDR searched…

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Kratos Advanced Medium Range Ballistic Missile Target Supports Successful Test of the Advanced Missile Defense Radar

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Kratos’ Space & Missile Defense Systems (SMDS) Division successfully supported the U.S. Navy as they completed the second test of the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) against a live ballistic missile target. The successful test was conducted on July 27, 2017 against an…

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Kratos Advanced Short Range Ballistic Missile Target Supports Successful Test of the Advanced Missile Defense Radar

April 10, 2017 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Kratos’ Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division successfully supported the U.S. Navy as they completed the first test of the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) against a live ballistic missile target. The successful test was conducted on March 15, 2017 against an advanced Short…

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Raytheon’s AMDR Successfully Executes First Ballistic Missile Test

March 31, 2017 – Raytheon Company’s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar searched for, acquired and tracked a ballistic missile test target during the radar’s first dedicated Ballistic Missile Defense exercise at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Kauai, Hawaii. This result followed a series of successes for AN/SPY-6, including the tracking of integrated air and missile defense targets of opportunity,…

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