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U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon to develop new tactical radar

An airman from a U.S. Air Force expeditionary support squadron inspects a weapons station protecting the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan in 2016. The Air Force’s Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar System will protect U.S. forces against missiles, aircraft and other types of attacks.

Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems of Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $52,686,179 fixed-price-incentive-firm engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar System, or 3DELRR. 

The contractor will provide engineering and manufacturing development of three 3DELRR production representative units. Work will be performed at Andover, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2020.

This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,500,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8730-17-C-0018).

Last Updated: 05/12/2017

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