Tucson defense contractor gets $12.5 million injection

TUCSON — Raytheon Missiles and Defense of Tucson today was awarded a $12,559,475 modification to a previously awarded contract for the Advanced Battle Management System.

The objective of the ABMS program is to assess the military/operational utility and technical feasibility of a unique system-of-systems capability. The systems will be integrated through Raytheon software interfaces to allow for the cueing, tracking and firing of effectors.

This additional work modification is for the acquisition of the GhostEye MR additional development and experimentation and is focused on further development and test with the GhostEye radar system. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $50,171,196.

Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2025. Fiscal 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $8 million are being obligated time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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