Teledyne Brown wins littoral battlespace sensing UUV glider contract
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $6,178,103 cost plus incentive fee contract to design, engineer, build, test, and deliver ocean Littoral Battlespace Sensing-Gliders (LBS-G) as well as associated support equipment as part of the Littoral Battlespace Sensing, Fusion, and Integration (LBSF&I) program. LBS-G will provide a low-observable, highly persistent ability to characterize ocean volume properties that influence sound propagation and acoustic weapon and sensor performance predictions within an area of interest.
This contract includes firm fixed priced, cost plus fixed fee options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $52,576,722. Work will be performed East Falmouth, Mass.,(80 percent); Pocasset, Mass., (11 percent); Huntsville, Ala., (5 percent); New Brunswick, N.J., (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by Jul. 2010 (Nov. 2014 with options exercised). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract wascompetitively procured, with four offers received via the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-09-C-0019).
Source: US DoD
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