USN selects Common Missile Compartment subsystem provider
Northrop Grumman is producing launcher subsystem hardware for the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) being developed for new USN and UK RN ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs).
Northrop Grumman began work on 30 March on an undefinitised $69.03 million from USN Strategic Systems Programs. This will transition into a firm five-year contract for Northrop Grumman on or about 1 September this year, the DoD announced.
Earlier in March, Lockheed Martin received a $129 million contract from the USN to integrate subsystems into the CMC.
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