Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) to help US Air Force and Navy integrate advanced medium-range air-to-air missile systems into military fighter jets in potential $ 74 million contract over 11 years.
The company’s missile and defense operations in Tucson, Ariz. Will provide an aviation lab and perform flight tests, clearances and simulation work to meet AMRAAM integration requirements, announced. Thursday the Ministry of Defense.
Raytheon will simultaneously receive an initial order of $ 9.4 million with the base price.
The aircraft models that will use the weapon are the F-15, F-16, FA-18, F-22, F-35 and fighter platforms that can enter the USAF and US fleets. the Navy until fiscal year 2029.
The two service branches commit a total of $ 2.5 million at the time of the 2021 research, development, testing and evaluation funding allocation.
AF Lifecycle Management Center issued the indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract through a sole source procurement process.
AMRAAM includes active guidance technology and a homing device designed to locate targets for air-to-air engagement operations and functions as the base weapon on the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System.