Lockheed Gets $78M Modification for Undersea Warfare System Support

Lockheed Martin's rotary and mission systems business has received a $77.7M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce surface ship systems designed to recognize undersea contacts and avoid threats.

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The company will develop and integrate capability build and technical insertion baselines for the service branch's AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Undersea Warfare System, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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USW is designed to search, identify, classify and track or evade underwater objects including submarines, torpedoes and mines.

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Work will take place at locations in Pennsylvania, Florida, New York, Virginia and Massachusetts through May 2021.

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The full amount of 77.1M at the time of award is from Navy and foreign military sales funds.

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