Raytheon Awarded $642 Million Contract to Help Test BMDS Radars

On January 12, the U.S. Department of Defense announced it had awarded a $641.8 million contract to Raytheon to help test multiple radar platforms for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). As DoD’s news release explains, work will include “planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan,” as well as sensors modeling, simulation activities, and various integration efforts. The contract is set for five years, with one option year provided in the IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity) contract. Related work will take place in Huntsville, Alabama, and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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