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LCS Modules: $23.4M to Support First 3 WLD-1 USVs

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WLD-1 USV Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors Electronics Park in Syracuse, NY received a not-to-exceed $23.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price modification under previously awarded letter contract (N00024-05-C-6237) as part of the remote minehunting system (RMS) program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC is exercising an option for production of three installation and checkout (INCO) kits and supporting equipment and engineering services for 3 remote minehunting vehicle (RMV) units. Lockheed will also overhaul the first 2 remote minehunting engineering development models (RMS EDMs), which have already been produced. Work will be performed in Syracuse, NY (60%), and Riviera Beach, Fla. (40%), and is expected to be completed by August 2007. Of course, this effort is part of a larger contract set… AMCM Components(click to view full) The Remote Minehunting System leverages the AN/WLD-1v1, a high-endurance, remotely controlled, off-board, hard to detect, snorkeling USV (Unmanned Surface Vehicle). It will be used for mine reconnaissance, using its own sensors and maneuvering power in conjunction with the AN/AQS-20A towed array sonar to detect and classify objects in that are moored or set on the seabed. Adding a USV option for this role helps to provide more comprehensive shallow water coverage, without requiring […]

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