Ultra Electronics Supplying Sonar Transducers to the Navy

March 29, 2019

Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems Inc., Braintree, Massachusetts, is awarded a $46,795,460 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for TR-343 Sonar Transducers shipsets for new construction of Arleigh Burke class destroyers. The TR-343 transducer is part of the AN/SQS-53 hull mounted sonar array assembly which is a component of AN/SQQ-89(V) acoustic sonar weapons system.  The AN/SQQ-89(V) is a fully integrated surface ship undersea warfare combat system with the capability to search, detect, classify, localize, and attack submarine targets.  The contract will provide fabrication, assembly, inspection, test and delivery of TR-343 sonar transducer shipsets. Work will be performed in Braintree, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by March 2024. Fiscal year 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,980,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with two offers received via the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N0016419DGP50).

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