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Lockheed Receives $101.3M Contract for P-3 Orion Acoustic Upgrades

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Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors in Mannassas, VA received a $101.3 million firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for acoustic system upgrades to the P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft and associated engineering services. The contract includes 69 USQ-78B P-3C acoustic system upgrade kits, 53 USQ-78B acoustic system retro-fit kits, 7 T-78 acoustic system trainers, 68 CPU-54 cards, and 17 plasma programmable entry panels - including 1 for the Government of Norway. Work will be performed in Manassas, VA (57%); Anaheim, CA (24%); Hamstead, MD (15%) and Tazewell, VA (4%) and is expected to be completed in September 2011. This contract combines purchases for the U. S. Navy (99.97%; $101.26 million) and the Government of Norway (.03%; $34,172) under the Foreign Military Sales program. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract (N00019-05-D-0018).

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