Pentagon enters contract involving Philippines, Paveway laser-guided bombs

The United States Department of Defense has announced that it has entered into USD110,000,000-worth contract with Raytheon Co. for a total-package approach, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Paveway Family of Weapons.

Paveway is a series of laser-guided bombs.

“The contract action provides a total-package approach for Paveway-specific activities including but not limited to: studies, production, certification, integration, and sustainment. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed Feb. 9, 2029,” the Pentagon said.

The Pentagon noted that the contract also involves foreign military sales (FMS) to the Philippines and countries with active cases to acquire Paveway weapon systems or have expressed interest in the Paveway Family of Weapons.

“FMS funds in the amount of $1,554,527 are being obligated at the time of award,” it added. “Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8681-18-D-0001).”