Marine link
 

Tracor Wins Navy Contract For Communications Systems Design

Tracor Applied Sciences, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based division of Tracor, Inc., has won a sevenyear contract with a total potential value of $38.7 million to provide engineering services for the design and installation of the radio communications system (RCS) for a new construction Nimitz class aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). The contract includes an option for retrofit of the same system onboard the USS Nimitz (CVN-68). Under the contract, Tracor will perform total system design, integration and tests of CVN-76 RCS using a "design budget" approach developed by the U.S. Navy for the Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class destroyers.

The latest Navy-approved equipment, fully integrated and tested in a test bed simulating the radio room of the aircraft carrier, will be delivered to the Navy for installation aboard the CVN.

According to K. Bruce Hamilton, president of Tracor Applied Sciences, "This contract is a major extension of our core business in communications system integration into a new class of surface combatants. The CVN is the fourth class of ship for which Tracor will deliver production communication suites." Since 1978, the company has reportedly delivered RCS for 27 Aegis cruisers, 21 Aegis destroyers and six Taiwanese frigates.

Tracor is reportedly one of the 15 largest defense electronics firms in the U.S., and released sales figures totaling $886.9 million for 1995. For more information on Tracor Applied Sciences, Inc. Circle 104 on Reader Service Card




Maritime Contracts History

AMSEA Awards TSA Project Tracking On Two Ships
Astander: Boom Continues In '98
Astilleros Espanoles Wins Tanker Conversion Contract
Avondale Alliance Claims Victory In LPD-17 Bid War
Avondale: Riding A Wave Of Profit With An Eye To The Future
Board Approves Modernization Of inree rori m Bammoro vranes
Cascade Adopts New Labor Agreement
Companies Spanning The Globe Contract For Kvaerner Ships Equipment's Services
Fighting To Retain Repair Leadership
Folk Gear Drives Shipped For Installation On Bob Hope Class RoRos
From Tanker To Grain Carrier: Hyundai Converts The Golden Monarch
Hvide Signs $6 M Deal With Halter Marine Te Build New Design
Lockheed Unit Wins $6.4 M For Radar Development
Los Angeles Harbor Commission Awards $95.5 Million In Contracts
McNeece To Design Royal Clipper's 4-Masfed Barquentines
Oceaneering Awarded Three Long-Term ROV Contracts
Permission Sought
Racal-Decca ISIS Engine Room Monitoring Systems Chosen For Aramco Arabian Gulf Support Fleet
Raytheon, Software Co. Win Technology Contract
Reorganization In Germany
Singmarine Wins 2nd LPG Contract From Thai Oil
SMI: Diverse Job Load Keeps Morgan City Yard Busy
Smit Continues Danyard Heavy Lifts For Stolt Nielsen Newbuildings
SSE Secures Further Contract For Two Container Vessels
TANKERS FOR RUSSIA TO BE BUILT IN U.S.
Texaco E&P Extends Contract With Transocean
Textron Marine Awarded $117.4 Million Navy LCAC Contract
Tracor Wins Navy Contract For Communications Systems Design
Walz & Krenzer Awarded Multiple Cargo Access Door Contracts
YVC Bolnes Dockyard, Rotterdam, Gets Two Conversion Orders
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright