WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Raytheon Co., Electronics Systems, Goleta, Calif., is being awarded a $77,774,646 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0123) to exercise an option for the full-rate-production of 97 Lot 9 AN/ALR-67(V)3 Radar Warning Receivers (RWR) for the U.S. Navy (24 percent) and the Royal Australian Air Force (55 percent), including spare weapon replaceable assemblies for the U.S. Navy (6) and for the Royal Australian Air Force (12 percent). The AN/ALR-67(V)3 RWR is a radar warning receiver that provides visual and aural alerts to F/A-18E/F aircrew upon detection of ground-based, ship-based, or airborne radar emitters. It is designed to enhance pilot situational awareness by providing accurate identification, lethality, and azimuth displays of hostile and friendly emitters.Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (27 percent); Goleta, Calif. (23 percent); Lansdale, Pa. (23 percent); Forest, Miss. (21 percent); McKinney, Texas (3 percent); and Portland, Ore. (3 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2010.Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($25,069,188; 32.23 percent) and the Government of Australia ($52,705,458; 67.77 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.