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Raytheon Contracted for Long-Range 3D Radar System

A U.S. Air Force contract worth more than $52 million was awarded to Raytheon Co. for the development of a long-range 3D radar system.

The Integrated Defense Systems of Raytheon Co. has been awarded a $52,686,179 fixed-price-incentive-firm, engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract for a new long-range radar system, the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) system. Under the contract, which is expected to be completed by the end of November 2020, Raytheon will supply three production representative units of the 3DELRR systems, with work to be performed at Andover, Mass.

The contract was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., following an assessment of two competing offers. Research, development, test, and evaluation funds totaling $5,500,000 were obligated at the time of the award for work performed during fiscal 2017.

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