Mikel Awarded U.S. Navy Research and Development Contract
Mikel Incorporated, Fall River, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9 million contract to provide engineering services to Team Submarine and the PMS 425 program offices. These services will be rendered as needed to provide for research and combat system development and processing in the areas of automation and data fusion, target motion analysis, weapon employment and tactical decision aids that extend and apply previous efforts that focus on improved automation, reduced manning requirements and improved human system integration over current combat systems applicable to Navy submarines. In addition, these services will include development of tactical combat and surveillance system algorithms and software to include sonar, combat control, weapons, command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and navigation functionality, as well as non-tactical software for undersea fixed and portable tracking ranges. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.