Navy Taps Ultra Electronics to Develop C2 Processor Interface for SSC Pacific

Ultra Electronics‘ advanced tactical systems business has received a four-year, $12.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop and maintain a multi-link interface unit for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will provide an adjunct processor MLIU for integration into SSC Pacific’s Command and Control Processor Common Data Link Management System.

DoD noted that Ultra Electronics is the sole designer and developer of AP MLIU software and technology as well as legacy C2 processor family of systems.

The Navy will obligate funds upon issuance of task orders under the sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

Work is scheduled to occur through Aug. 1, 2021, in Texas and California.

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