USA: MDA, Raytheon Ink Software Contract Worth Up to USD 307.58 Million
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, of Woburn, Mass., under MDA contract HQ0147-12-D-0005. The total ceiling award value is $307,580,000.
Under this new contract, the contractor will perform sustainment efforts to maintain software required to operate the X-band family of radars and BMDS test planning, execution and analysis.
The work will be performed in Woburn, Mass. The ordering period is from Nov. 1, 2011 through Oct. 31, 2013. Fiscal year 2012 research, development, test and evaluation funds will be used to incrementally fund the initial orders. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is not a Foreign Military Sales acquisition. The MDA,Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Source: defense, November 02, 2011; Image: raytheon