Interstate Electronics wins $177.3M contract to support Trident II flight tests

Interstate Electronics Corp. has won a $177.3 million sole-sourced contract to provide the Navy with specialized technical support for flight test instrumentation systems for Trident II flight tests.

The base value of this contract is $47.4 million.

The Trident II is a submarine-launched ballistic missile built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems.

Under the contract, Interstate Electronics Corp. will provide engineering services for flight test mission support requirements for strategic systems programs, flight test operations and data acquisition, operations and maintenance, systems engineering, post-mission processing and analysis, instrumentation refreshes, and strategic weapons system training program support.

Work will be performed in Anaheim, Calif., Cape Canaveral, Fla., Newark, Calif., Bremerton, Wash., Kings Bay, Ga., Norfolk, Va., Washington, D.C., Silverdale, Wash., Austin, Texas, San Jose, Calif., Huntsville, Ala., Sunnyvale, Calif., and El Segundo, Calif. The contract runs through Sept. 30, 2016.

Funding in the amount of $24.6 million is obligated at the time of the award, of which $292,528 will expire at the end of fiscal 2014.

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