BriarTek Wins Navy Deal

Tuesday, October 25, 2005
BriarTek Inc., Alexandria, Va., is being awarded a $6,157,997 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide ship-check, installation and training of man-overboard indicators (MOBI) on 27 Navy ships. Contractor will provide engineering and technical support to install and validate all MOBI services. Each man-overboard transmitter shall be backward compatible to existing MOBI systems already in use in the Navy fleet, and shall be able to broadcast a unique code, identifying the specific transmitter that has been activated to eliminate confusion during events when multiple individuals fall overboard. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61331-06-C-0004).

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