Raytheon Awarded Contract Modification

Friday, April 25, 2003
Raytheon Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $13,453,320 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-5415) for block 1B upgrade and conversion equipment for Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) for the U.S. Navy. Three overhauls and three on-board repair parts kits are being acquired. The MK-15 Phalanx, CIWS is a fast reaction terminal defense against low and high flying, high speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats which have penetrated all other ships' defenses. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by June 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Contracts

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Education/Training

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Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

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