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McKinney's Raytheon Wins $8.5 Million Targeting Component Order

 Texas Business reports:  A Dallas-area firm won an $8.5 million order to provide F/A-18 targeting devices, the U.S. Department of Defense announced.

Raytheon Co. of McKinney, Texas, received an $8,504,790 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the procurement of 132 Engineering Change Proposal 0035 electro-optical daylight operations improvement retrofit kits and weapon replaceable assemblies in support of the F/A-18 aircraft advanced targeting forward looking infrared pods and will include all activities associated with the retrofit of the electro optical sensor unit. 

Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas (63 percent); Austin, Texas (23 percent); and Keene, N.H. (14 percent). 

Work is expected to be completed in May 2014. 

Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. 

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., handled the contract.