USA: Raytheon Signs USD 8.79 Million AMNS Contract


Raytheon, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded an $8,796,601 modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low rate initial production systems.

The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device. The system will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter as part of the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission module.

Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I., and is expected to be completed August 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, September 5, 2011;