Raytheon Start to Produce AIM-9X Block II and AMRAAM for Indonesia and Other Countries

22 April 2019

AIM-9X Block II AAM (photo : Defense Updates)

AIM-9X Block II

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded $12,111,859 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-18-C-1068) for procurement of AIM-9X Lot 18 Block II All Up Round tactical missiles, Captive Air Training missile guidance units, tail caps and containers, and spares for the Navy, Air Force and the governments of South Korea, Australia, Qatar, Norway, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Poland, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Belgium, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, Finland, Switzerland, Slovakia, Singapore, and Denmark. 

Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (31 percent); Andover, Massachusetts (10 percent); Keyser, West Virginia (9 percent); Santa Clarita, California (8 percent); Hillsboro, Oregon (5 percent); Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (5 percent); Goleta, California (4 percent); Cheshire, Connecticut (4 percent); Heilbronn, Germany (3 percent); Simsbury, Connecticut (2 percent); Jose, California (2 percent); Valencia, California (2 percent); Anaheim, California (2 percent); Cajon, California (2 percent); Cincinnati, Ohio (1 percent); Anniston, Alabama (1 percent); San Diego, California (1 percent); Chatsworth, California (1 percent); Amesbury, Massachusetts (1 percent); Claremont, California (1 percent); Sumner, Washington (1 percent); and other locations within the continental U.S. (4 percent). 

Work is expected to be completed in March 2021. Fiscal 2017, 2018, and 2019 weapons procurement (Navy); fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); fiscal 2017 and 2018 missile procurement (Air Force); and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) funds in the amount of 12,111,859 will be obligated at time of award, $302,997 of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. 

This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($884,869; 7.2 percent); Air Force ($678,935; 5.6 percent); and the governments of South Korea ($2,093,922; 17.3 percent); Australia ($1,989,468; 16.4 percent); Qatar ($1,900,344; 15.7 percent); Indonesia ($613,232; 5.1 percent); Norway ($610,316; 5 percent); Kuwait ($536,353; 4.4 percent); Saudi Arabia ($443,249; 3.7 percent); Israel ($386,756; 3.2 percent); Poland ($338,184; 2.8 percent); Japan ($249,903; 2.1 percent); Taiwan ($241,433; 2 percent); Turkey ($185, 098; 1.5 percent); Malaysia ($172,606; 1.4 percent); United Arab Emirates ($171,534; 1.4 percent); Belgium ($167,707; 1.4 percent); the Netherlands ($161,865; 1.3 percent); Finland ($141,901; 1.2 percent); Switzerland ($57,020; 0.5 percent); Slovakia ($45,793; .04 percent); Singapore ($33,298; 0.3 percent); and Denmark ($8,073; 0.1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (US DoD)

AIM-120 AMRAAM (photo : Military Edge)


Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $19,136,527 firm-fixed-price modification (P00011) to previously awarded contract FA8675-18-C-0003 for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) production program. 

This modification provides for upgrade and commonality of AMRAAM production test equipment being produced and utilized under the basic contract. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by April 15, 2022. 

This contract involves unclassified foreign military sales to Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Morocco, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Fiscal 2017 procurement funds (Air Force and Navy) in the amount of $12,396,642; and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $6,739,885, are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity. (US DoD)

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