Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $6,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for fiscal 2015 class services engineering efforts in support of the Zumwalt Class Destroyer Program.
The purpose of this modification is to provide class services engineering efforts supporting the DDG 1000 Class Mission Systems Equipment (MSE).
These efforts include MSE design and analysis, engineering and life cycle supportability, architecture and design studies, concept of operations, crewing, mission and requirements analyses, interoperability, mission support services, and test & evaluation.
Most of the work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and is expected to be completed by September 2015. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $1,099,990 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, October 03, 2014; Image: US Navy