Naval Warfare

Raytheon receives AEGIS equipment contract modification

19th December 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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US Naval Sea Systems Command has issued Raytheon a $123.5 million contract modification for the AEGIS weapon system, the US Department of Defense announed on 16 December.

The modification exercises options for fiscal 2020 production of AEGIS Weapon System MK 99 fire control system equipment, AEGIS modernisation production requirements and associated engineering services.

The work will support the US Navy’s DDG 51 class Flight III destroyers and the Spanish Navy’s F-110 programme.

This modification also covers the production of the AEGIS BMD Kill Assessment Ordnance Alteration kits and Solid State Switch Assembly special test equipment.

Work will be completed by April 2023.

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