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Raytheon wins $23.8M contract for Navy radar testing

Raytheon Co. has won a $23.8 million contract modification with the U.S. Navy for test and evaluation engineering support at two different sites.

Under the contract, Raytheon will execute Phase II CVN 78 Dual Band Radar Test and Evaluation engineering support, according to the Defense Department.

The two sites are:

  • Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Software Development Laboratory
  • Wallops Island Engineering Test Center Land Based Test Site

The dual band radar is the first radar system in the U.S. Navy fleet that is capable of simultaneously operating over two frequency ranges, coordinated by a single resource manager, according to NavalToday.com.

Work is expected to be completed by November 2014.

Funding in the amount of $7.4 million was obligated at the time of the award, of which $2.1 million will expire at the end of fiscal 2013.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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