Raytheon Wins Potential $77M Air Force GPS Positioning, Navigation and Timing Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTNintegrated defense systems, San Diego, Calif., a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, develop, test and deliver a GPS-based positioning, navigation and timing service.

The contract has a $32, 162, 189 base period, which runs through June 2015. Its options could increase its cumulative value to an estimated $77, 130, 760 and extend work through June 2021.

Contract funds in the amount of $4, 562, 622 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The service will support mission-critical and real-time positioning, navigation and timing data services for weapons, combat, navigation and other C4I systems.

Close to 90 percent of the work will be performed in San Diego, Calif, with the rest being done in Fairfax, Va.

Raytheon competitively procured the contract via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website and the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website. Four offers were received.

The Space and Naval Warfare Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

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