DRS Wins $22.3m Navy Contract

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it received a $22.3m contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to design, produce and deliver Repair Station Console systems for the DDG Modernization Backfit program. The development and installation of these systems will automate and integrate shipboard damage control communications which increase the survivability of battle-damaged ships.  The Indefinite Delivery /Indefinite Quantity contract calls for a potential delivery of 20 ship sets that will be installed as part of the achinery Control System. In addition, DRS will provide up to 10 training sets for the Land Based Engineering Site in . The production of these systems will take place at DRS's C3 Systems Strategic Business Unit manufacturing facility in . The first ship sets are scheduled to be delivered January 2010.


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