Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Dec. 20, 2012)
Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $45,585,516 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-5450) to exercise a firm-fixed-price option for the production of 61 Block 2 MK-44 Mod 4 Rolling Airframe Missile guided-missile round pack all-up-rounds.

This fiscal 2013 option exercise is for the MK-44 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Guided Missile Round Pack which is a cooperative production program conducted jointly by the U.S. and the Federal Republic of Germany under Memoranda of Understanding.

RAM is a missile system designed to provide anti-ship missile defense for multiple ship platforms.

Contract funds in the amount of $45,585,516 will be obligated at time of contract award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (49.7 percent), Ottobrunn, Germany (42.7 percent), Rocket Center, W Va. (4.5 percent), and Andover, Mass. (3.1 percent), and is expected to be completed by February 2015.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

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