Pentagon Contract Announcements
(Source: U.S. Department of Defense; issued Dec. 14, 2018)
-- Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $32,162,533 cost-only contract for long lead material in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 low-rate initial production requirements.
The ESSM program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles.
The ESSM provides enhanced ship defense.
This contract combines purchases for the Navy (43 percent); and the governments of Canada, Australia, Germany, Norway, Turkey, the Netherlands, and Denmark under the NATO Sea Sparrow Consortium.
Work will be performed in Raufoss, Norway (47 percent); Mississauga, Canada (32 percent); and Richmond, Australia (21 percent), and is expected to be complete by December 2022.
Fiscal 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2018 and 2019 weapons procurement (Navy); and non-expiring Other Funds funding in the amount of $21,991,327 will be obligated at time of award and funds in the amount of $216,649 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with the authority 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(4).
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-19-C-5418).


-- Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $24,717,120 cost-only contract for long lead material in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 1 production and spares requirements.
The ESSM program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles.
The ESSM provides enhanced ship defense.
This contract includes foreign military sales to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Work will be performed in Raufoss, Norway (44 percent); Mississauga, Canada (34 percent); and Richmond, Australia (22 percent), and is expected to be complete by December 2021.
Foreign military sales funding in the amount of $23,846,439 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with the authority 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(4).
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-19-C-5410).

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