Military Embedded Systems

Ballistic missile testing, modeling, & simulation work part of $641 million contract with MDA


January 15, 2018

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

TEWKSBURY, Mass. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) officials selected Raytheon for an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to perform ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) tests related activities for multiple radar platforms that includes planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan. The contract has a max valued of $641,758,000.

The radar test contract effort includes sensors modeling and simulation activities to include Open Systems Architecture Sensor Model (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) development and maintenance, integration of OSI with hardware-in-the-loop radar representation, integration of OSI and OSM with the simulation framework, verification and validation support, and stakeholder/event support.

Fiscal 2017 and 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,451,000 are being obligated at time of award, officials state.

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