Lockheed Martin awarded $93 Million Trident II INS development contract

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Mitchel Field, New York, is being awarded a maximum value $93,400,000 undefinitized contract action (N00030-16-C-0045) for Trident II Inertial Navigation Subsystem (INS) design; continued development of the technology refresh efforts for Shipboard Systems Integration (SSI) Increment 8 and SSI Increment 13; delivery of eight INSs, and various test plans and reports related to the INS, gyroscope, modeling and simulation efforts; hardware and software design and temporary alterations all required for subsequent validation of performance at-sea; integration of the Electrostatically Supported Gyro Navigator-Replacement into the navigation subsystem; initiation of production activities leading to an SSI Increment 8 initial operational capability; and Multi-Star Enhanced Prelaunch tasks.  Work will be performed in Mitchell Field, New York (55 percent); Huntington Beach, California (34 percent); Clearwater, Florida (7 percent); and Cambridge, Massachusetts (4 percent), with an expected completion date of Nov. 30, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy) in the amount of $42,300,000; and United Kingdom funding in the amount of $2,600,000 will be obligated at time of award.  No contract funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year.  This contract was a sole-source acquisition in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) & (4).  The Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Source (Article): http://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/691728

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