Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Sept. 29, 2021)
Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $358,028,032 firm-fixed-price contract in support of the fiscal 2021-2023 Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 full rate 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 includes options which, if exercised at the maximum quantities, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1,278,097,632.

This contract combines purchases for the Navy and the governments of Canada, Australia, Greece, Germany, Norway, Turkey, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Denmark under the NATO Seasparrow Consortium.

Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (46%); Edinburgh, Australia (8%); San Jose, California (7%); Raufoss, Norway (7%); Mississauga, Canada (6%); Ottobrunn, Germany (4%); Cambridge, Canada (3%); Nashua, New Hampshire (3%); Hengelo Ov, Netherlands (2%); Koropi Attica, Greece (2%); Torrance, California (2%); Canton, New York (2%); Ankara, Turkey (1%); Grenaa, Denmark (1%); Westlake Village, California (1%); Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane, Australia (less than 1%); Newmarket, Canada (less than 1%); Madrid, Spain (less than 1%); Milwaukie, Oregon (less than 1%); Lystrup, Denmark (less than 1%); Lawrence, Maine (less than 1%); and Clearwater, Florida (less than 1%).

Work is expected to be completed by March 2025. If all options are exercised, work will continue through March 2027.

Fiscal 2021 other customer funds in the amount of $189,265,920 (53%); fiscal 2021 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $156,144,384 (44%); and fiscal 2020 other customer funds in the amount of $12,617,728 (3%), 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 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4) — international agreement between the U.S. and a foreign government or international organization.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-21-C-5408).

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