US Navy Awards Submarine Support Deal
Hamilton Sundstrand Co. received a contract for engineering and technical services to maintain, troubleshoot, repair and modernize the Central Atmosphere Monitoring System (CAMS) Mk I, Mk II and IIA units to ensure their safe operation in support of US Navy submarines.
A CAMS unit monitors the amount of gases in the submarine atmosphere, and is considered mission-essential equipment and vital to the deployment of U.S. Navy submarines. This $12,3 million contract will also include specialized classroom training for shipboard personnel on the operation of the CAMS.
The majority of work will be performed in Connecticut, California and Virginia, and is expected to complete by March 2020.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.
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