US Navy Selects Raytheon Missile Systems for SM-2 Production


Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $142,565,902 not-to-exceed cost-only contract for fiscal 2011 Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) production of all-up-rounds, section level components and spares, shipping containers, and associated data.

This contract will provide for the procurement of 60 SM-2 Block IIIB all-up-rounds, and SM-2 Block IIIB components and spares. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $146,227,686. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (17.8 percent); and, under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the governments of Korea (32.4 percent), Japan (26.5 percent), Australia (21.9 percent), Germany (0.7 percent), Taiwan (0.5 percent), and Canada (0.2 percent).

Work will be performed in Andover, Mass. (37 percent); Camden, Ark. (36 percent); The Netherlands (7 percent); Anniston, Ala. (5 percent); Joplin, Mo. (4 percent); San Diego, Calif. (3 percent); Middleton, Conn. (3 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (3 percent); and Reisterstown, Md. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed by June 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-11-C-5300).

Source: defense, September 26, 2011