Navy and Coast Guard Getting Electro-Optical Sensor Systems and Radar Kits from L-3 KEO

May 3, 2018

L-3 Communications Corp., doing business as L-3 KEO, Northampton, Massachusetts, is awarded a $12,610,635 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5366) for Mk 20 electro-optical sensor systems, radar cross-section kits, engineering support services, and depot spares for both the Navy and Coast Guard. The Mk 20 electro-optical sensor system is a major component of the Mk 34 gun weapon systems employed by the DDG 51-class destroyer, CG 47-class cruiser and Coast Guard offshore patrol cutters as well as ship classes of various allied nations.  The spares procured are required to support the gun weapon systems by performing safety check-sighting, look-point-shoot, range, identification of counter-battery targets and identification of short-range surface targets in support of anti-surface warfare. Work will be performed in Northampton and is expected to be completed by November 2019. Fiscal year 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy and Coast Guard) funding in the amount of $12,610,635 will be obligated at time of award and funds 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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