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Raytheon receives U.S. Air Force AMRAAM contract

Deal covers testing for the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile system.

By Geoff Ziezulewicz
Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $7.9 million contract in connection to testing of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM. Photo courtesy Raytheon
Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $7.9 million contract in connection to testing of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM. Photo courtesy Raytheon

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $7.9 million contract in connection to testing of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract calls for field team support services for AMRAAM development test mission support.

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Work will include test planning, test operations, test reporting and telemetry analysis.

The contractor will provide ground tests, captive flight tests and live fire tests conducted for developmental purposes up to and including operational test readiness reviews.

Also included in the deal is management and maintenance of AMRAAM separation test vehicles and other assets used for the test programs.

Work will be performed in Florida, Utah, New Mexico, California and Nevada.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is the contracting activity.

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