The Air Force wants a single component technology resulting from this work.
The company will perform work in Moorestown, N.J. and the Pentagon expects work to finish by April 30, 2014.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio is the contracting activity for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.
Raytheon is also working on digital-to-analog conversion through a program with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
The Waltham, Mass.-based contractor is working on developing frequency jamming technology that it hopes can generate tunable, linear microwave signals across various frequencies.