Subscribe to our free daily newsletters
. Military Space News .




Subscribe to our free daily newsletters



MISSILE NEWS
Raytheon awarded contract for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile program
by James Laporta
Washington (UPI) Nov 16, 2017


Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block I multi-year production requirements.

The ESSM is an upgraded version of the Sea Sparrow anti-ship missile defense system, which itself is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Navy and 11 other nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Sea Sparrow Consortium.

The deal, announced Wednesday by Navy officials, is worth more than $7.7 million under a firm-fixed-price modified contract, meaning, additional costs accumulated during production by Raytheon will not be reimbursed by the U.S. government.

Raytheon says it will provide "all-up rounds, inert operation missiles, spare components and shipping containers, and will provide other production-related support."

The majority of the work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., and other locations across the United States, Germany, Australia, Canada, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands and Greece. The work is expected to be completed by May 2020.

Navy officials said fiscal 2018 weapons procurement funding in the amount of more than $7.7 million will be obligated at the time of the award contract, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

MISSILE NEWS
Raytheon sale of AMRAAMs to Norway approved by State Department
Washington (UPI) Nov 15, 2017
The State Department announced Wednesday the possible foreign military sale of 60 Raytheon-produced AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles, or AMRAAM, and four AMRAAM guidance section spares to the government of Norway. The contract, if approved by Congress, who was notified of the potential sale on Tuesday, will be worth an estimated $170 million. Officials at the ... read more

Related Links
Learn about missile defense at SpaceWar.com
All about missiles at SpaceWar.com


Thanks for being here;
We need your help. The SpaceDaily news network continues to grow but revenues have never been harder to maintain.

With the rise of Ad Blockers, and Facebook - our traditional revenue sources via quality network advertising continues to decline. And unlike so many other news sites, we don't have a paywall - with those annoying usernames and passwords.

Our news coverage takes time and effort to publish 365 days a year.

If you find our news sites informative and useful then please consider becoming a regular supporter or for now make a one off contribution.

SpaceDaily Contributor
$5 Billed Once


credit card or paypal
SpaceDaily Monthly Supporter
$5 Billed Monthly


paypal only

Comment using your Disqus, Facebook, Google or Twitter login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle

MISSILE NEWS
Boeing meets 2017 ballistic missile defense installation goal early

Sweden picks US Patriot missile system over European rival

Missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh airport

Russia conducts ballistic missile tests

MISSILE NEWS
Lockheed Martin to test AGM-158 JASSM

Raytheon sale of AMRAAMs to Norway approved by State Department

Turkey signs missile accord with Paris and Rome

Raytheon, Australia ink first deal for ground-based air defense system

MISSILE NEWS
Leonardo delivers Falco EVO drones to Middle East

First operational MQ-4C Triton drone delivered to U.S. Navy

Lockheed Martin Integrates New Engine for Fury Unmanned Air Vehicle

Alpha Unmanned Systems teams with Sightec for image stabilization and object tracking.

MISSILE NEWS
SES GS Awarded US Government Satellite Solutions Contract

16th SPCS Defenders of critical satellite communications

First order for Elta ELK-1882T SATCOM network system

NRL clarifies valley polarization for electronic and optoelectronic technologies

MISSILE NEWS
Raytheon, Saab to develop improved shoulder-launched weapon systems

MBDA Inc. to produce parts for Small Diameter Bomb

Swedish army to buy BONUS ammunition from BAE

BAE receives $40M from Lockheed for sensor technology

MISSILE NEWS
Lockheed, Navantia renew collaborative agreement

Philippines' Duterte receives Russian assault rifles

Whistleblower protection bill sent to President as complaints of retaliation grow

UK defence giant BAE Systems to axe almost 2,000 jobs

MISSILE NEWS
Trump says Philippines vital for military reasons

Duterte says Philippines owes China 'debt of gratitude'

Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in S. China Sea

Trump hails 'fantasic job' on Asia tour, but ends it abruptly

MISSILE NEWS
Better, bolder printing with silicon nanostructures

Subset of carbon nanotubes poses cancer risk similar to asbestos in mice

Simple green synthesis is a breath of fresh air

New, simplified technique makes light metallic nanofoam




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News






The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2017 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. All articles labeled "by Staff Writers" include reports supplied to Space Media Network by industry news wires, PR agencies, corporate press officers and the like. Such articles are individually curated and edited by Space Media Network staff on the basis of the report's information value to our industry and professional readership. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement