BAE Systems Announces Proposed Acquisition of Collins Aerospace’s Military Global Positioning System Business and Raytheon’s Airborne Tactical Radios Business

January 20, 2020 – BAE Systems, Inc. announced today it has reached definitive agreements for the proposed acquisitions of Collins Aerospace’s military Global Positioning System (GPS) business and Raytheon’s Airborne Tactical Radios (ATR) business. These two high-performing businesses are being sold in connection with obtaining the required antitrust clearances for the previously announced pending merger between Raytheon and United Technologies…

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Raytheon establishes $20,000 SPY-6 scholarship for US Navy student veterans

January 15, 2020 – Raytheon Company, in partnership with Student Veterans of America, is offering two U.S. Navy student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program announced during the Surface Navy Association’s 32nd National Symposium. Applications for the scholarship grants are accepted on the SVA website from January 15, 2020 – April 1, 2020. The Raytheon SPY-6 Scholarship,…

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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 building machine learning system that knows what it knows

January 13, 2020 – Raytheon is developing a machine learning technology under a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the Competency Aware Machine Learning program. Systems will be able to communicate the abilities they have learned, the conditions under which the abilities were learned, the strategies they recommend and the situations for which those strategies…

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Raytheon Building Additional SPY-6 radars for US Navy

December 20, 2019 – Raytheon Company will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 radars under a $250 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers. “SPY-6 delivers significantly enhanced range and sensitivity [compared to legacy sensors], and gives geographically dispersed ships the ability to…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 17, 2019

Bell Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $815,000,040 for an indefinite-delivery, performance-based logistics requirements contract for the repair, upgrade or replacement of 35 items used on the UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopter, along with inventory management, warehousing and establishing supply response time metrics. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (80%); and Cherry Point, North Carolina (20%). This contract…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 13, 2019

Noresco LLC, Westborough, Massachusetts, is awarded firm-fixed-price task order (N3943020F9905) at $169,331,394, under a multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for energy conservation measures at Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut. The work to be performed provides for the construction, operations, and maintenance of energy conservations to improve energy efficiency and reliability, which include energy management control system upgrades, combined heat…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 4, 2019

L3 Technologies Inc., Insight Technology Division, Londonderry, New Hampshire, is awarded a $37,500,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for precision aiming lasers (PAL). This is a first-time buy for PAL. The PAL combines a range finder with a ballistics and environmental sensor/processor to provide the operator with a ballistic solution for increased likelihood of first-round hit. This…

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Raytheon Debuts Portable V-22 Virtual Reality Training

December 2, 2019 – Raytheon Company debuted a virtual reality version of its portable V-22 trainer today at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training event. Aircraft Functional V-22 Trainer-Virtual Reality is a fully immersive system that provides hyper-realistic training across all experience levels, including early-career aviation maintenance students and those engaged in continuing education. “The system is intuitive…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 29, 2019

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, is awarded a $74,726,993 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for design agent engineering services for networks and network user systems on operational landing platform/dock (LPD)-17 class amphibious transport dock ships. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (80%); Norfolk, Virginia (15%); Mayport, Florida (5%) and is expected to be complete by December 2024. Fiscal…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 25, 2019

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, is awarded a $403,301,277 modification (P00062) to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0002). This modification increases the scope of the contract to procure an additional seven System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA) shipsets, 60 SDTA pod subsystems, 27 pieces of peculiar support equipment, one fatigue test pod and one static test pod in support of the…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 22, 2019

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $97,334,085 cost-plus-fixed fee, firm-fixed-price, and cost only modification to previously awarded contract N00024-19-C-5501 to exercise the options for Air and Missile Defense Radar AN/SPY-6(V) integration and production support efforts. This option exercise is for performance of the integration and production support for continued combat system integration and test, engineering, training, software…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 21, 2019

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded a $762,486,023 modification (P00014) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-18-C-1021). This modification exercises options for the Lot 14 production and delivery of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force and 10 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 19, 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Orlando, Florida, is awarded a $92,205,970 firm-fixed-price modification (P00008) to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable contract (N68335-18-C-0681). This modification exercises an option to procure 34 electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) units to include 32 for the Navy and two for the government of Kuwait. Additionally, this modification procures eCASS related equipment…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 15, 2019

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $913,536,186 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-19-C-2114 for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components.  Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (69%); and Schenectady, New York (31%).  Fiscal 2020 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $584,866,256 will be obligated at time of award and funding will not expire at the…

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