Ultra Electronics scores $24.8M contract to support torpedo warning system

Ultra Electronics 3 Phoenix Inc. has won a $24.8 million contract modification to support the Navy’s torpedo warning system.

The torpedo warning system provides surface ships with the ability to detect torpedoes and employ defensive measures including maneuver and hard and soft kill countermeasures, the Defense Department said in a release.

Under the contract, the company will provide engineering services for development, integration, testing, and logistic support of the torpedo warning system.

Work will be performed in Wake Forest, N.C., Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., and Houston, Texas, and is expected to be completed October 2016.

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