Lockheed Martin Sippican Incorporated has been awarded a $35.8 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for design and development of a Communications at Speed and Depth (CSD) Family of Systems (FoS). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the U.S. Navy's Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. This contract includes options for Low Rate Initial Production and Full Rate Production quantities of CSD hardware as well as options for engineering services and provisioning item orders that if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $178 million.
Lockheed Martin has received a $6.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide engineering support services for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) work on the Navy's Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser modernization program and the Turkish navy's MEKO Track IIA and IIB frigates.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $15 million firm-fixed-price contract as part of the U.S. Navy's Modernization Program for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The contract includes options and engineering services that if exercised would bring the cumulative value to $51.5 million.
Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Coast Guard have exercised contract options valued at $13.25 million to install mission systems aboard two HC-130J aircraft. The aircraft's new mission equipment and sensor packages deliver enhanced search, detection and tracking capabilities in maritime search and rescue, law enforcement and homeland security missions.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems and the U.S. Air Force have modified a contract for $10 million. This modification will provide feasibility studies to extend the Advanced High Frequency system in the Military Satellite Communications Program.
Lockheed Martin has received a $147.5 million contract to provide the U.S. Coast Guard with three HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft and five Mission System Pallets (MSPs). These additions will provide significant capabilities for the Coast Guard when responding to critical missions.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $16.9 million contract to begin modernization of the final portion of the U.S. Army's Apache helicopter Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight system. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will modernize the Laser Transceiver Unit in the Apache's legacy Day Sensor Assembly (DSA) and associated electronics. The objective is to modernize the entire DSA system to enhance performance and prevent obsolescence as well as to increase the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors' ability to fully accommodate future weapons.
Lockheed Martin has been selected by NASA to build the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series, known as GOES-R, for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The basic contract is for two spacecraft and has a total estimated value of $1.09 billion, including options.