Imaging systems provide mission-critical, all-weather visual and electronic search capabilities for several classes of submarines.
Lockheed Martin Corp. has won a $10.4 million contract for engineering and technical upgrades to Navy imaging systems.
Lockheed’s Mission Systems and Sensors, of Manassas, Va., was awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable modification to a previously awarded contract for support efforts to Navy integrated submarine imaging systems, according to a Defense Department announcement.
The imaging systems provide mission-critical, all-weather, visual and electronic search, digital-image management, indication, warning, and platform architecture interface capabilities for Los Angeles-class, Seawolf-class, Ohio-class and Virginia-class submarines.
They also have the interface potential for Trident-class and other submarines, the June 4 DOD announcement said.
The integrated submarine imaging systems roll up existing components and near-term capabilities and provide a robust architecture for efficiently inserting future capabilities, including items leveraged from the Virginia-class photonics program.
Work will be performed in Manassas, Va., and is expected to be completed by September 2013.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
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