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Boeing Subcontracts Ducommun for US, UK Navy Trident Navigation Sensors; Anthony Reardon Comments

Boeing Subcontracts Ducommun for US, UK Navy Trident Navigation Sensors; Anthony Reardon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Virginia-class-submarineBoeing has awarded Ducommun a two-year subcontract to manufacture position sensors for integration with the Trident Navigation System onboard the U.S. Navy's Ohio-class and U.K.'s Vanguard-class ballistic missile nuclear submarines.

“This work builds upon our relationship with both Boeing and the U.S. Navy,“ Anthony Reardon, chairman and CEO of Ducommun, said Tuesday.

“We designed and manufactured the original sensors in the early years of Polaris and Poseidon submarines, so we're particularly pleased to continue to provide these motion control devices for the Navy's Trident nuclear submarine fleet,“ he added.

Ducommun will produce the sensors at its facility in Carson, California through 2017.

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