According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $59, 385, 135 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-5346) for CVN 78 dual-band radar (DBR) common array power system (CAPS) and common array cooling system (CACS) efforts. The purpose of this modification is to procure factory assembly, integration, and test of one ship set of CAPS, one ship set of CACS, CVN 78 DBR unique components, and whole-life engineering products for the CVN 78 DBR. These efforts are required in order to meet the CVN 78 ship construction in-yard-need-dates at the receiving shipyard to ensure that critical production schedules are maintained for the CVN 78 program. Work will be performed in Andover, Mass. (72.6 percent); Sudbury, Mass. (22 percent); Portsmouth, R.I. (2.3 percent); Tewksbury, Mass. (2.1 percent); and Falls Church, Va. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2013. 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.
“Raytheon was also awarded a $9, 185, 971 contract modification which will provide research to develop a modular high-power laser beam controller that efficiently projects a high-quality beam on a distant target in the presence of atmospheric turbulence and does so with high electrical efficiency in a compact and lightweight form. At this time, $2, 784, 116 has been obligated. AFRL/PKDB, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-05-C-7211 P00012).”