Following two delayed publication dates, the UK has finally released its National Space Strategy.
SM-3 Block IIA guidance unit moves towards production
The value of the SM-3 Block IIA contract increases by $90.23 million to reach a cumulative total of $2.76 billion since the original award in July 2015, the DoD noted on 22 July.
The latest modification will see Raytheon complete the transition to production activities for previously awarded Guidance Electronic Unit engineering development activities.
Transition to production includes: perform test, development and systems engineering tasks; development of a software load capability; conversion of legacy test equipment to test configured hardware; and development of new common platform test equipment.
The performance period is from 22 July 2021 to 31 July 2023.
Raytheon co-developed SM-3 Block IIA with Japanese company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
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