USA: Lockheed Martin Gets USD 758,18 Million Submarines Contract

Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Sensors, Eagan, Minn., is being awarded a $758,184,400 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-award-fee, and cost reimbursable contract line item numbers for the design, production, installation and support of Technical Insertion-12 and Technical Insertion -14 hardware which includes display, workstation, processors and network systems used in mission critical and mission essential host systems currently installed on Navy submarines.

The Program Executive Office Submarine Technology Insertion Hardware architecture will provide a modular framework of processors and display computer resources consisting of consoles, card cages, high resolution monitors, large-screen displays, and associated peripherals.  The hardware equipment will interface with local area networks and use a combination of commercial and Navy interface standards.  Work will be performed in Eagan, Minn. (99 percent), and Johnstown, Pa. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with one offer received.  The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, Wash., is the contracting activity (N00253-11-D-0003).

Source: defense, June 21, 2011;