sonar

June 23, 2017

Leidos Innovations Corp., Gaithersburg, Maryland, is being awarded a $27,440,459 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5202) to exercise options for the material travel, other direct cost and direct cost for integrated logistic support, core waterfront support and the installation of the Navy’s AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 surface ship undersea warfare systems. The AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 is a surface ship undersea warfare combat system with the capabilities to search, detect, classify, localize and track undersea contacts, and to engage and evade submarines, mine-like small objects and torpedo threats. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virg

March 6, 2017

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $100,443,937 cost-plus-incentive fee and cost reimbursement modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-6222) for procurement of Technical Insertion 16 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) systems, spares and precable kits. The A-RCI Technical Insertion 16 program provides significant improvements in acoustic performance by upgrading ship sensor processing.

January 17, 2017

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $120,922,810 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost reimbursement modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-6222) for procurement of Technical Insertion 16 Acoustic-Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (A-RCI) engineering services and the Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (IUSS). 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 COTS-based hardware and software. IUSS provides the Navy with submarine detection, identification and classification.

September 1, 2016

Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $66,413,466 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract action for MK 54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo (LWT) sonar assembly kits and related test equipment, spares and engineering and hardware support services. These sonar assembly kits will be used to build MK54 Mod 1 LWTs and commence operational test and evaluation. The MK54 Mod 1 LWT will be used by all Navy surface and air anti-submarine warfare forces, improving weapon effectiveness against current and future submarine threats in littoral environments beyond the MK54 Mod 0 LWT. Work will be performed in Charleroi, Pennsylvania (55 percent); Salt L

April 14, 2016
Lockheed Martin Corp. is being awarded a contract modification for the production and support of Acoustic Rapid Commercial off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) systems for the U.S. 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.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $20,516,392 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6294) to exercise options for the production and support of Acoustic Rapid Commercial off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) systems for the U.S.

December 16, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,864,676 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-C-6294 for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) production, and provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common acoustics processing for Technology Insertion 14 (TI14) for the U.S.

November 9, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training (MST), Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $129,401,530 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6294) to exercise options for fiscal 2016 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (A-RCI) system engineering and technical support. MST shall continue the development and production of A-RCI systems. 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 COTS-based hardware and software. The contract provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common acoustics processing for Technology I

September 14, 2015

Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $44,900,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering assessments, including software, hardware and test equipment development, analysis, integration and testing relative to the complete acquisition life cycle of the MK48 multi-band sonar system (MBSS). The contractor shall continue the development and integration of two proof-of-concept MK48 MBSS guidance and control sections to demonstrate and assess MBSS performance. Work will be performed in Manassas (85 Percent); Newport, Rhode Island (5 percent); Keyport, Washington (5 percent); and Bangor, Washington (5 percent), and is expected to be comp

April 10, 2015

L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corp., Millersville, Maryland, is being awarded a $20,791,860 cost-plus-incentive-fee undefinitized contract action for the production of six TB-29A Compact Towed Array (CTA) production representative units to be installed on Virginia Class submarines. This effort is the result of small business innovation research (SBIR) topic number N05-125, Compact Towed Sonar Array. TB-29A CTA provides the U.S. Naval Fleet with the next-generation of array technology to address reliability and maintain mission operational capability. The TB-29A CTA is a reliability improvement array that incorporates CTA telemetry while maintaining TB-29A acoustic performance.

March 5, 2015

Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $6,839,124 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-6220) for the production of the AN/WLY-1 System, AN/WSQ-9 Interface Kits, Intercept and Ranging Systems, Archival Media Center Kit(s) and Swinger Kit(s) systems and spares. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by June 2016. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy), fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation, and fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $6,839,124 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

December 8, 2014

Sonatech Inc., doing business as Channel Technologies Group, Santa Barbara, California, is being awarded a $34,384,013 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production of TR-343 sonar transducer ship sets. The TR-343 transducer is part of the AN/SQS-53 hull-mounted sonar array assembly, which is a component of the AN/SQQ-89(V) acoustic sonar weapons system.

September 1, 2014

Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., Marion, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $31,905,389 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6404) for fixed-price-incentive, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-type option for the production of 108 MK48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) Functional Item Replacement (FIR) Kits, related engineering services to support CBASS FIR kits, CBASS FIR kit spares, and CBASS FIR kit warranty. The objective of the MK48 Mod 7 CBASS kit production program is to supply the U.S.

August 4, 2014

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,944,817 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6294) for fiscal 2014 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (ARCI) Systems Production. 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 COTS based hardware and software. 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. submarine fleet.

July 8, 2014

Thales Defense & Security Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $13,437,584 firm-fixed-price contract for purchase of sonar transducers. This is a three-year base contract with no option periods. Using military service is Navy. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia (SPRPA1-14-C-Y048).

April 23, 2014

Northrop Grumman, Annapolis, Md., is being awarded a $25 million modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-10-D-0009) for the continuation of depot level repair, maintenance, related engineering services, change kits and integrated logistics support documentation for the AN/AQS-14A Sonar Detecting Set, AQS-24 Mine Hunting System, ALQ-141 Acoustic Minehunting/Minesweeping System, USM-668 Intermediate Level Test Equipment (ILTE) and the Modified USM-668A ILTE and the Swivel Slip-Ring Assembly. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity.

February 21, 2014

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a potential $199,692,601 fixed-price-incentive contract for the purchase of three AN/AQS-20A sonar, mine detecting sets with ancillary equipment. The AN/AQS-20A sonar, mine detecting set is a mine hunting and identification system with acoustic and identification sensors housed in an underwater towed body. The acoustic sensors are designed for the detection, classification and localization of bottom, close-tethered, and volume targets in a single pass. The identification sensor is designed for the identification of bottom mines.

February 10, 2014

Thales has signed a five-year contract with the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to provide support for the Sonar 2050 anti-submarine sensor used on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate fleet. Sonar 2050 is a medium-range bow sonar currently fitted to thirteen Type 23 frigates and is the Royal Navy’s primary hull-mounted anti- submarine warfare sensor. It also provides the ship with passive detection capabilities at lower frequencies. Thales will provide physical support of Sonar 2050 for operational defect rectifications, a worldwide 24/7 helpdesk support service, dry dock and afloat support, and test equipment and handling.

December 30, 2013

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Va., is being awarded an $84,650,745 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-6272) for fiscal 2014 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) production. 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 COTS based hardware and software.  The contract provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common acoustics processing for technology insertion 14 (TI-14) for the United States submarine fleet.

December 16, 2013

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $124,531,317 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6294) for the development and production of the acoustic rapid commercial-off-the-shelf insertion (A-RCI) and common acoustics processing for Technology Insertion 12 (TI12) through Technology Insertion 14 (TI14) for the U.S.

October 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronics, Nashua, N.H., is being awarded an $11,005,126 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6302) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver three AN/SQQ-32(V)4 Minehunting Sonar Set High Frequency Wideband upgrade systems. The AN/SQQ-32 Minehunting Sonar was designed for deep water minehunting.

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