ARMY

Lockheed tapped to sustain sensor systems under $90.6M Army contract

Performance-based logisitcs contract ensures mission effectiveness

Lockheed Martin has won a $90.6 million contract from the Army for sustainment services a target acquisition/night vision system.

Services will go toward the Army’s Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor system.

The contract is a performance-based logistics, firm-fixed-price contract to support mission readiness, reduce operation and support costs and improve reliability and maintainability, the company said.

This is the first of three options awarded under the $111 performance-based logistics contract that Lockheed won in 2012; the total value for the four-year contract is $375 million.

The senor system that Lockheed will be supporting is the advanced electro-optical fire control system that Apache helicopter pilots use for safe flight in day, night or bad weather missions, Lockheed Martin said.

It gives Apache pilots long-range, electro-optical precision engagement and flying capabilities.

 

About the Author

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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