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U.S. Department of Defense gives Raytheon in McKinney Texas a great end to 2013

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McKinney Texas’s Raytheon can thank the United States Department of Defense for closing out 2013 with a bang. The U.S. Navy has recently granted Raytheon $8,977,748 in a modification to an awarded contract for “sensor retrofits”. The Defense Logistics Agency, an agency in the United States Department of Defense, just awarded a contract to the McKinney Texas Raytheon location worth $8,035,430 for supporting naval aircraft targeting systems.

With an expected date of completion being December of 2014 for the aircraft targeting systems to be used by the U.S. Navy, and an expected completion date for March of 2016 for the sensor retrofits also to be used by the U.S. Navy the United States Department of Defense will grant Raytheon of McKinney Texas a combined total of $17,013,178. Located below are the detailed United States Department of Defense contract awards granted to the McKinney Texas Raytheon location.

U.S. Department of Defense (DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $8,035,430 firm-fixed-price contract for support of naval aircraft advanced targeting system. This contract is a sole-source acquisition. Location of performance is Texas and Switzerland with a December 2014 performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Navy working capital funds and foreign military sales. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPRPA1-09-G-001X-0112).

U.S. Department of Defense (NAVY)

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $8,977,748 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for common sensor payload (CSP) AN/AAS-53 high definition retrofits. CSP AN/AAS-53 high definition retrofits, while functioning on manned or unmanned aircraft, provide battlefield commanders with a day/night imaging sensor and laser designator for reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and target designation. The payload must operate day and night, detect and recognize operationally-meaningful targets at survivable standoff ranges, determine range-to-target, auto track and designate targets for precision-guided standoff weapons, provide target-location coordinates, and display continuous high-resolution imagery to the battlefield commander. The ability to provide such a capability to the supported commander will greatly increase battlefield effectiveness. The CSP high definition will have adequate on-board processing to perform auto tracking, designation, and to support the transmission of near-real-time motion imagery. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement, Army in the amount of $8,977,748 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity.

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