CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY

Navy works to better its underwater systems

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution received a five-year, $50 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering, technical and operational services related to the Navy’s unmanned underwater vehicle research.

WHOI will with the department on developing and modernizing the Navy’s digital-acoustic communications (D-ACOMMS), Remote Environmental Monitoring Units (REMUS) autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and other programs, such as advanced ocean technologies and launch and recovery capabilities.

The contract is a sole-source award, because WHOI is the sole designer and developer for D-ACOMMS and REMUS underwater unmanned vehicles. WHOI’s patented software and hardware are incorporated into these systems.

The Navy will design, test and evaluate new software and hardware to enhance its new underwater acoustic communications capabilities for improving government-owned REMUS systems.

The Navy awarded the sole-source award Aug. 27.

About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.