Raytheon wins $15.8M UAV support contract
- By Zach Noble
- Apr 25, 2014
Raytheon Co.'s intelligence, information and services division has won a $15.8 million contract with the Navy to support UAV rearch efforts..
The contract entails R&D support for the Tactical Control System, carrying the project past the baseline and into the Unmanned Aerial System Control Segment architecture.
Raytheon will integrate intuitive control systems, per the advice of field-testing fleet operators, and support testing and software operations for UAV deployment.
Work is expected to be completed in April 2016.
Funds in the amount of $4.2 million were obligated at time of award, $100,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.
Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.
Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.
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