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Raytheon recieves 402.66 million dollar contract for SPY-6 radars from US navy

Washington, Mar 15 (UNI) Raytheon Co., an US defence contractor on Thursday said that it had got a $402.6 million order for SPY-6 radars for the US Navy.The company specializes in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions.
Raytheon said Integrated Defence Systems is awarded a fixed-price-incentive modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-14-C-5315 to exercise options for Air and Missile Defence Radar Program or AMDR low-rate initial production or LRIP.
This modification will provide for three AMDR LRIP units. The LRIP units will be deployed on DDG 51 Flight III-class ships, RTTNews reported.
The project is expected to be completed by March 2023 and will be performed in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
The fiscal 2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $402.66 million will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The contracting activity is the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia.
In its annual budget for the fiscal year 2020 which is scheduled to begin in October 2019, saw an increase of five per cent in the military spending.
The defence spending would increase to $750 billion, out of this, $718.3 billion will be allocated for the Pentagon and $32 billion for the Energy Department to maintain and provide fuel for America's nuclear arsenal.
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