SEA to support Royal Navy sonars
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a two year contract worth £1 million to Cohort subsidiary SEA to provide technical support for a range of acoustic and sonar underwater systems onboard Royal Navy surface and sub-surface vessels, the company announced on 8 December.
The contract to deliver the MoD Underwater Systems Architecture Advisory Service combines all Maritime Combat System Underwater Electronic Warfare sonar support and advice requirements within a single programme for the first time.
Equipment covered includes sonars fitted to the majority of navy ships and submarines, including Sonar 2150; Sonar 2054 Inboard Replacement; Sonar 2087 Technology Refresh Phase 2; Sonar 2093 Capability Sustainment Programme and the Submarine Acoustic Warfare Control System.
Steve Hill, managing director, SEA, said: ‘This contract shows continued recognition by the MoD of SEA’s ability to provide effective sonar technical support and reinforces our position as a key provider of specialist maritime technical capability to the MoD’s research and DE&S organisations.’
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