USA: Raytheon Missile Systems Signs SM-3 Block IIA Contract

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source cost-plus-award-fee modification to Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., under the HQ0006-10-C-0005 contract.

The total value of this modification including options is $241,084,008, increasing the total contract value from $334,532,300 to $575,616,308.  Under this modification, the contractor will continue to perform engineering services and material for systems engineering, design and development support, and initial hardware fabrication for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile including divert and attitude control system mitigation.

The work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz.  The performance period is through March 31, 2012.  Fiscal 2012 research, development, test and evaluation funds will be used to incrementally fund this effort.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This is not a Foreign Military Sales acquisition. The Missile Defense Agency, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity.

Naval Today Staff, November 16, 2011