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Raytheon wins contract to produce Standard Missile-6 for US Navy


Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $1,030,728,427 fixed-price-incentive and cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year contract for Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) full-rate production requirements, spares, and round design agent.


Raytheon wins contract to produce Standard Missile 6 for US Navy 925 001 The USS John Paul Jones used a SM-6® missile to destroy a supersonic high altitude target drone in live-fire tests June 18-20, 2014 (Picture source: U.S. Navy)


The contract provides for the multi-year procurement of fiscal 2019-2023 Standard Missile-6 to include all up rounds, flight test rounds, spares and round design agent.

Work will be performed in East Camden, Arkansas (33.2%); Huntsville, Alabama (21.3%); Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (13.5%); Andover, Massachusetts (6.9%); Middletown, Ohio (3.5%); San Diego, California (2.8%); Tucson, Arizona (2.3%); Anniston, Alabama (1.6%); Middletown, Connecticut (1.4%); Dallas, Texas (1.3%); Camden, Arkansas (1.1%); and various places across the U.S. each less than 1% (22%), and is expected to be completed by October 2026.

The Standard Missile-6 (SM-6), also known as RIM-174, is a ship-launched anti-air and anti-surface interceptor missile developed by Raytheon Company. The SM-6 is part of Raytheon’s STANDARD missile family, which also includes Standard Missile-1, Standard Missile-2, and Standard Missile-3.

The SM-6 is the first of its kind missile with anti-air, anti-surface, and sea-based terminal defence capabilities, which enable it to intercept ballistic and cruise missiles.

This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1,076,692,858 and be completed by October 2026. Fiscal 2019 weapons procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $269,681,221 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with the authority from 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c) (1) and Federal Acquisition Regulations 6.302-1 (a) (2). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-20-C-5405).