Lockheed Martin to provide MK41 VLS components
Lockheed Martin has secured a $147.64 million undefinitised contract modification for the procurement of MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) vertical launcher module electronic components.
The electronic components are installed on USN Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, as well as vessels operated by allied navies.
The purchases are for the USN as well as including purchases via FMS for Finland, Germany and South Korea. The contracting activity is the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC.
This agreement will be financed using the FY2018 and FY2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds as well as $29.53 million of FMS funding which was obligated at the time of award.
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