Raytheon awarded $44.6M development

Raytheon has been awarded a contract for development and study designs for weapon systems.

The deal, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $44.6 million under the terms of a cost-plus-fixed-fee, delivery order contract.

The agreement provides for “research and development layout, development, studies, and technology demonstrations for advanced insertion and integration assistance of Raytheon-owned weapons programs.”

The Raytheon weapons programs included on the study and development arrangement are AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile, AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-154 JSOW, R/UGM-109 Tomahawk, XM982 Excalibur, BGM-71 tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided or TOW missile, Standard missile, Evolved Sea Sparrow missile, Talon, Rolling Airframe missile, Pyros, Small Diameter Bomb II and Griffin, the Pentagon said in a media release.

Work on the contract will occur in Tucson, Ariz., and is expected to be completed in December 2022.

No funds have been obligated at the time of award, and rather will be obligated on a single delivery order basis.

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