DoD Awards $89M Submarine Antenna Systems Contract
Raytheon Company landed an $89 million contract Wednesday from the Department of Defense (DoD) for 25 Submarine High Data Rate (SubHDR) antenna systems.
The system enhances the communications aboard submarines in the extremely high and super high frequencyThe number of complete cycles or vibrations per unit of time. Rate of alternation in an AC current. Expressed in cycles per second or hertz (Hz). bands. It also allows the craft to receive the global broadcast service, according to the DoD.
Under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the firm-fixed-price Navy contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (80 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (20 percent).
The contract was not acquired competitively.