Raytheon to Maintain Depot Facility for US, UK Cruise Missile Systems

Raytheon to Maintain Depot Facility for US, UK Cruise Missile Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting eventRaytheon‘s missile systems business has received a three-year, $36.8 million contract to provide lifecycle management and technical services needed to maintain a Tomahawk cruise missile depot facility for the U.S. Navy and U.K. government.

Work covers depot maintenance, demilitarization preparation, system test operations, spare parts supply and repair services, the Defense Department said Friday.

The Naval Air Systems Command will obligate $4.9 million at the time of award from fiscal 2018 Navy operations and maintenance and foreign military sales funds.

The obligated amount consists of $4.8 million in Navy purchases and $141,774 in UK purchases.

Raytheon will perform contract work in Tucson, Arizona, through March 2021.

Tomahawk missiles are equipped with a GPS technology and designed to engage targets at a range of more than 1,000 miles.

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