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$59M to Raytheon for Work on Aegis Radar Transmitter and MFCS MK99

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MFCS MK99 components(click to view larger) The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a $59 million contract modification to Raytheon Co’s Integrated Defense Systems in Tewksbury, MA, for advance procurement of materials and associated labor in support of production of the DDG 114 and 115 Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) radar transmitter group and missile fire control system (MFCS) MK99. Under the original contract (N00024-09-C-5111), Raytheon IDS is responsible for production, integration, testing and engineering support services for the AN/SPY-1D(V) radar transmitter group and MFCS MK99 on the DDG-113, DDG-114, and DDG-115 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The SPY-ID(V) radar transmitter group supports search, tracking and missile guidance functions. The MFCS MK99 is the interface between the Aegis radar and the missile… The MFCS communicates with the missile control station, notifying it of the air threat, and then illuminates the target to be destroyed. According to Raytheon, [pdf] the SPY-1 transmitters and MFCS MK99 are on all US Navy destroyers and cruisers. This includes 27 Ticonderoga-class cruisers and 62 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. Additionally, the systems are in service with Japanese Kongo-class destroyers and the Spanish F-100 class frigates. They are also part of Korea’s King Sejong the Great class destroyers and the Royal […]

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