Raytheon’s Navy Multiband Terminal is one of several AEHF terminals in the company’s satcom line that offer protected, secure communications. Photo: Raytheon
Raytheon was awarded a $7.6 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00039-16-C-0050) from the U.S. Navy. The contract is for the production, testing, and delivery of fully integrated Navy Multiband Terminals (NMT).
NMT is a multiband capable satellite communications terminal that provides protected and wideband communications. NMT supports Extremely High Frequency (EHF)/Advanced EHF Low Data Rate/Medium Data Rate/Extended Data Rate, Super High Frequency, Military Ka-band (transmit and receive) and Global Broadcast Service (GBS) receive-only communications.
Work is expected to be completed by February 2020. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) in the amount of $7,602,005 will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. This sole source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) – only one responsible source (Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 6.302-1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) is the contracting activity.