Navy Awards 12 Spots on $800M Multifunction RF Systems IDIQ

ElectronicWarfareThe U.S. Navy has awarded positions to 12 companies on a five-year, $800 million contract to prototype radio frequency components for electronic warfare, communications, radar and information operations.

The Defense Department said Monday contractors will vie for task orders to research, design, fabricate, integrate and test open RF systems as part of the Navy’s Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare Command and Control program.

The service branch launched the EMC2 initiative in a bid to establish information dominance by combining modular architectures with its existing RF technology, integrated topside or C4ISR systems.

The program will run through April 24, 2021, and the Office of Naval Research will finance individual orders with fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds.

Companies with positions on the multiple-award contract are:

  • Argon ST
  • EOIR Technologies
  • Leidos (NYSE: LDOS)
  • Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)
  • Physical Optics
  • Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)
  • Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL)
  • S2
  • Sea Corp.
  • SI2 Technologies
  • TiCom Geomanics

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