General Dynamics Mission Systems Maritime and Strategic Systems, McLeansville, North Carolina, is being awarded an $18,882,390 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract to provide Deep Reliable Acoustic Path Exploitation System (DRAPES) array hardware, design and construction of the DRAPES dummy array, development assistance of deployment procedures and the design modification, and construction and demonstration of three DRAPES arrays deployed in a field configuration with telemetry presented for processing at Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF). Work will be performed in McLeansville, North Carolina, and is expected to be completed by October 27, 2020. Fiscal 2017 research, development test
Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, was recently awarded a $155 million contract modification for the design and support of the manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. 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 Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.