Home / Contract Awards / DHS Grants Raytheon 2nd-Phase Of SWARM

DHS Grants Raytheon 2nd-Phase Of SWARM

images-12The US Department of Homeland Security awarded the second-phase of a five-phase project to Raytheon’s Stand-Off Waring Against Radiological Materials (SWARM). The 8-month contract is worth  $1.176 million; if all options are utilized the contract would total $2.9 million. The DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office under the Exploratory Research in Nuclear Detection Technology is heading the program.

images-21“The goal of the SWARM program is to take a strategic and analytical approach to addressing the challenges of radiation detection in a realistic environment. The team is developing modeling capability to optimize the number and types of sensors being used for detection”,  stated vice president of Engineering for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Michael Del Checcolo,  “Along with the architecture necessary to implement a distributed sensor network to protect our nation from the threat of nuclear terrorism.”

Check Also

Lockheed Secures Potential $492M Army Contract for Munition Launch Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a four-year, $492.1M contract to supply High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers, software and associated parts to the U.S. Army.

General Atomics to Provide Army Data Terminals Under Potential $275M Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics a potential two-year, $275M contract to deliver airborne and ground data terminals designed to facilitate satellite communications. The company's aeronautical systems business will also provide program management and equipment maintenance support under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Department of Defense said Monday.