The government shutdown put a damper on contract awards in October, as did the traditional slowdown of awards at the start of a new fiscal year. Despite those conditions, though, there were several significant awards in October, and we rank the biggest for the month.
Raytheon has won a $12 million sole sourced contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with sustainment services in support of the Military Satellite Communications System Global Broadcast System.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has won a $236.7 million contract to provide the Navy with Cooperative Engagement Capability, or CEC, Design Agent and engineering services.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has won a $17.3 million contract with the U.S. Army to support the Patriot missile system.
September may not be the busiest time for high profile personnel moves, given the end of year contracting rush, but we still tracked several high profile new hires.
Raytheon has won a $14 million contract to repair infrared radar systems on H-60 series helicopters for the U.S. Navy.
Raytheon has won a $45 million contract to provide the United States and Kuwait with Patriot upgrade kits.
Raytheon has picked John Harris to succeed Thomas Culligan as vice president of business development and CEO of Raytheon International.
Raytheon has won a $231 million contract with the Navy to upgrade the Navy’s MK15 close-in weapon system, which protects ships from missiles that pentrate other defenses.
August saw a slight slow down in the number of contract awards that Washington Technology covered, but dollar values are up, and the pace is still strong compared to earlier in the year. Who are the big winners?
DEFENSE MICROELECTRONICS ACTIVITY
Eight companies have won extensions to their Advanced Technology Support Program III contracts by another $1.3 billion, allowing them to continue their work supporting obsolete and difficult to maintain technologies.
Four companies have won a contract with the Air Force for research and development to improve its automatic target recognition systems.