Raytheon Gets Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles Contract from US Navy

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $143,873,774 not-to-exceed modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5431) for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles, associated shipping containers, and spares. 

At time of award, only $15,598,848 is being obligated.  This contract modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract modification to $177,014,319.  This contract action combines purchases for the Navy (27.9 percent), and the governments of Australia (32.2 percent), Denmark (29.8 percent), Germany (4.2 percent), Norway (3.4 percent), Greece (.8 percent) and Canada (.6 percent) under the NATO Sea Sparrow Consortium, and Foreign Military Sales to Japan (1.1 percent).

Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (45 percent); Australia (11 percent); Andover, Mass. (10 percent); Germany (8 percent); Canada (7 percent); Netherlands (6 percent); Norway (5 percent); Spain (3 percent); Camden, Ark. (2 percent); Denmark (1 percent); Greece (1 percent); and Turkey (1 percent); and is expected to be complete by August 2014.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, October 03, 2011