New Navy Contracts

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

DRS C3 System, Inc., Stevensville, Md., is being awarded a $7,935,427 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities associated with integrated power system (IPS) advanced modules and IPS ship design tools.  This effort supports the research and development of various alternative technologies associated with advanced power systems and development of ship design tools that support the design development of advanced IPS ship concepts and that quantifies technical risks associated with the integrated technology.  DRS C3 System, Inc will develop an advanced hydrodynamics simulation tool and related ship design software and an advanced design, modeling & simulation tool for capability-based ship design that includes IPS technology. Work will be performed in Stevensville, Md., and is expected to be completed by March 2015.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via broad agency announcement; 81 white papers were received, 24 proposals were requested, and 23 awards have been made.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-4214).

Progeny Systems Corporation, Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $23,134,194 option exercise under previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-6297).  The option is for AN/WLY-1 System, Active Intercept & Ranging (AI&R) System and Archival Media Center (AMC) production and engineering services for the Navy's modernization of existing active intercept acoustic signal processing systems onboard all submarines in order to satisfy the functional requirements for acoustic intercept capability in the Virginia class submarines.  Tactical recording and storage of acoustic data is provided by the AMC.  The effort under this contract will provide for continuous development that optimizes use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies, common submarine COTS-based sonar system hardware and software elements, future technology insertion initiatives and improved total ownership cost.  Work will be performed in Manassas, Va., and is expected to be completed by September 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.


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