USA: Raytheon Secures USD 19.86 Million NMT Contract
Raytheon Company has announced a $19,861,994 modification contract for in-scope enhanced polar satellite pre-planned product improvements for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT).
The Navy Multiband Terminal is the first advanced, next-generation satellite communications (SATCOM) system to successfully log on to and communicate with the U.S. government’s Milstar SATCOM system using low and medium data rate waveforms. The system provides naval commanders and sailors with greater data capacity, as well as improved protection against enemy intercept and jamming.
This work will be performed in Largo, Fla. (83 percent), and Marlborough, Mass. (17 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2014.
Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 71,000 people worldwide.
Naval Today Staff , February 15, 2012