Friday, September 3, 2021

Contract: Raytheon, $28M

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson, Ariz., was awarded a $27,991,408 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00002) to previously awarded contract FA8682-21-C-0010 for the Southern Cross Integrated Flight Research Experiment (SCIFiRE) Project Phase I preliminary design review (PDR). The modification is an option exercise to mature a solid rocket-boosted, air-breathing, hypersonic conventional cruise missile, air-launched from existing fighter/bomber aircraft, through the completion of a (PDR). The location of performance is Tucson and work is expected to be completed by Sept. 2, 2022. This modification does not involve Foreign Military Sales. Fiscal 2020 and 2021 research and development funds in the amount of $1,521,861 and $8,750,000, respectively, are being obligated at the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $33,698,870. Future Hypersonics, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/03/21)