Raytheon nabs Navy ship contract

United States Navy

Contract is for $22.5 million.

The Navy, in addition, announced its intent to increase the current contract ceiling for systems engineering by $50 million to extend services and support for the platform through fiscal 2013, according to the company statement. 

Raytheon was awarded a $22.5 million Navy contract for the Ship Self-Defense System, an anti-ship cruise missile technology on carriers and amphibious ships, the defense contractor announced.

The system integrates sensors and weapon systems to provide a response to missile threats. Raytheon, under the contract, will continue developing and testing the system and providing support to units that use it.