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$5M more for RAID Product Office Support

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TCOM 17M RAID Aerostat(click to view full) Raytheon Co. in Andover, MA received a $5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Contractor Logistics Support related to the Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment Product Office. DID has covered past RAID contracts before, and noted this small surveillance aerostat’s derivation from the JLENS missile defense program and deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Andover, MA and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on March 9, 2006. The Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, AL issued the contract (W9113M-06-C-0128).

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