Sonobuoy Contract Awarded

Friday, February 08, 2008
Undersea Sensor Systems Incorp., Columbia City, Ind., is being awarded a $9,750,276 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of AN/SSQ-62E sonobuoys in support of the United States Navy Air Antisubmarine Forces in the mission functions of detection, classification, and localization of adversary submarines during peacetime and combat operations. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $18,923,029. Work will be performed in Columbia City, Ind., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through Government-wide Points of Entry, Navy Electronic Commerce On-line, and Federal Business Opportunities websites with two contractors solicited and two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-08-C-GP02).

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