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Four Governments Purchase Traveling Wave Tubes for MK-99

September 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Communications and Power Industries, Palo Alto, California, is being awarded a $35,860,730 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for traveling wave tubes and associated data supporting the MK-99 Fire Control System. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy; the Missile Defense Agency; and under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the governments of Spain, Australia, and South Korea. This contract was not competitively procured. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.