$42M to Sperry Marine for PBL Support for US Navy Steering, Navigation Systems

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Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit in Charlottesville, VA received a follow-on contract to provide performance-based logistics (PBL) support for navigation and steering systems installed on US Navy surface ships and submarines. The contract was awarded by Naval Inventory Control Point in Mechanicsburg, PA exercising a 3-year option on a previously awarded 5-year PBL contract. The total value of the 3-year contract is $42 million… Under the contract, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will provide material management, configuration management and program management services, as well as technical support, spares and repair parts for the following systems: * WSN-7 series ring laser gyro inertial navigation systems that automatically and continuously calculate and indicate ship’s position, attitude, heading and velocity in relation to the earth’s rotation; * AN/BPS-15 and AN/BPS-16 submarine integrated radar which uses the Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS-N) system; * scalable integrated bridge systems on combatant ships; and * select steering gear material support on the Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyers.

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