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Lockheed wins $53M contract to integrate minehunting system

Company will integrate minehunting system onto Littoral Combat Ships

Lockheed Martin has won a $52.9 million contract with the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance, testing and integration of a minehunting system onto Littoral Combat Ship mission modules.

Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the company will maintain, test and integrate the Remote Minehunting System with LCS mission modules and seaframe programs.

Work will be performed in Palm Beach, Fla., and in Syracuse, N.Y., and is expected to be completed by May 2016.

Funds in the amount of $8.5 million were obligated at the time of the award, and will not expire at the end of fiscal 2013.

Below is a Lockheed Martin video demonstrating the Remote Minehunting System. 

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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