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Record Date: April 3, 2024

Raytheon Awarded $40.6M Contract for CADRE Evolution

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is awarded a $40,594,709 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Controlled, Advanced, Distributed Radio Frequency Effects (CADRE) effort. This contract provides for further development of selected capabilities known as CADRE for possible integration into the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The objective is to increase the technology readiness of the CADRE capability from Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Three to TRL Six, making it suitable for integration into the NGJ program. The work is divided into three phases: System Design and Risk Reduction; Detailed Design, Integration and Verification; and Ground Test and Flight Demonstration. These phases aim to achieve measurable progress milestones toward the long-term Future Naval Capabilities (FNC) objective of multi-aircraft flight demonstration. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and the base effort is expected to be completed in November 2025. The total cumulative value of this contract, including an 18-month base period, a 19-month Option One, and a 22-month Option Two is $40,594,709. Fiscal 2024 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,000,000 are obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under (N00014-23-S-B001) entitled “Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology.” Since proposals are received throughout the year under the long range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is unknown. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N0001424C1108).