General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $6,775,647 contract modification for the procurement of the Multipurpose Processor and Total Ship Monitoring System spares under the Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off the Shelf Insertion (ARCI) program requirements for fiscal 2012. The multipurpose processor is used within the ARCI program to improve submarine acoustic processing capability on Seawolf and Virginia class submarines.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an $11 million option exercise modification for the manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (ARCI) System Improvement and Integration Program for SSGN 726 and 729, and SSN 781 submarines. ARCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing, through rapid insertion of commercial-off-the-shelf based hardware and software. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracti