NAVSEA Opts to Have Lockheed Martin Sippican Provide Guidance and Sonar Systems

August 15, 2018

Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., Marion, Massachusetts, is awarded a $59,156,580 firm-fixed-price, cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-6412 to exercise options for the production of Mk 48 Mod 7 guidance and control sections (G&C), Mk 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) functional item replacement kits, factory test equipment, spares, production support material, and related engineering services and hardware repair support for G&C sections and CBASS kits. The contract combines purchases for the Navy (89 percent); and the governments of the Netherlands (9 percent); and Canada and Turkey (2 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Work will be performed in Marion, Massachusetts (88 percent); Braintree, Massachusetts (8 percent); and Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2021. Fiscal year 2018 weapons procurement (Navy) in the amount of $51,095,847; FMS funding in the amount of $6,230,033; and FY 2016 weapons procurement (Navy) in the amount of $1,830,700 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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