Lockheed Martin to Provide Sonar System
Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $29,384,800 modification to previously awarded contract for fiscal 2013 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) production. The contract provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common acoustics processing for technology insertion 12 through technology insertion 14 for the U.S. Navy submarine fleet. A-RCI 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 contracting activity.