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 will be performed in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by March 2023. Fiscal 2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $402,658,015 will be obligated…

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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 competition for an option ship as part of its commitment to growing the fleet. The Arleigh Burke class destroyer will be funded in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. “Bath Iron…

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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 a ballistic missile – through intercept, for the first time. “AN/SPY-6(V) continues to impress through consistent performance against complex, surrogate threats,” said U.S. Navy Captain Seiko Okano, Major Program Manager…

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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 program has met 20 of 20 milestones, ahead of or on schedule. The radar has achieved a series of successes during the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY-6(V)1 testing program, and remains on…

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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 completed by April 2021.  Fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $136,529,350 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end…

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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 will continue production of the DDG 51 class shipbuilding program, which has delivered 65 ships to date.  The request for FY 2018-2022 MYP authority was included in the President’s FY…

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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 all targets from launch throughout their flights. The test demonstrated the radar’s sensitivity and resource management, a critical multi-mission capability to extend the battlespace and safeguard the fleet from multiple…

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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 Short Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) target, developed by Kratos and its Government and industry partners. The Kratos SRBM target was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii…

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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 for, detected and maintained track on all targets throughout the trajectories. The flight test, designated Vigilant Talon, is the third in a series of ballistic missile defense flight tests for…

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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 advanced Medium Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) target, developed by Kratos and its Government and industry partners. The Kratos MRBM target was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai,…

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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 Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) target, developed by Kratos and its Government and industry partners. The Kratos SRBM target was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii before it was acquired and…

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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, satellites and aircraft. “We remain on track to deliver an unprecedented capability to the Fleet. The live testing we’ve been doing here at PMRF continues to demonstrate the maturity of…

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