Raytheon has been awarded a $113m follow-on air force contract for consolidated field support for all sensors, data links and ground systems related to the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft program.
The Air Force’s Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia is the contracting agency.
Raytheon provides around-the-clock contractor field service support in support of the U-2 program and the military. The program includes, pre-flight system checks, mission support during flight and post-mission problem analysis. New system installations and upgrades will also be performed under this effort.
The contractor field service contract provides support at the Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground Systems (DCGS) sites for all U-2 sensors, ground systems, and data links.
Raytheon is the prime contractor for the DCGS 10.2 contract. DCGS is a worldwide distributed, network centric, system-of-systems architecture that conducts collaborative intelligence operations. DCGS provides physical and electronic distribution of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data, processes, and systems.
Raytheon’s major subcontractors on the contractor field service contract are Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, L-3 Communications, Goodrich Corporation and Houston Fearless 76.