Sunday, July 21, 2024

Raytheon gets $290 million contract for F-35 support

Raytheon Technologies, one of the world’s largest military weapons and technology manufacturers, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for F-35 Lightning II support.

The contract, announced Monday by the Department of Defense, is worth more than $290 million.

This contract provides material and support equipment for depot maintenance facilities, program administrative labor for non-recurring sustainment activities, mockup engines and modules for test cells, as well as supplies, services, and planning for depot activations in support of the F-35 Lightning II Program Lot 13 propulsion system for the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, non-Department of Defense (DOD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

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According to the Department of Defense contract announcements, work is expected to be completed in January 2024.

At the same time, Raytheon also received a new contract from the U.S. Navy for engineering and test support services for the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) currently in development for the Navy EA-18G aircraft.

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