14 January 2014
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) said it has received a resume work order from the US Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar.
The order followed the official government accountability office update of its database to reflect the status of the AMDR contract award protest as withdrawn.
On October 10, 2013, Raytheon was awarded a USD385,742,176 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC). AMDR is the Navy´s next generation integrated air and missile defense radar and is being designed for Flight III Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyers beginning in 2016.
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