Peraton Wins Navy Task Order to Help Engineer Marine Mammal Systems; John Coleman Quoted

Peraton has won a 30-month, $12M task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to provide engineering support for the U.S. Navy’s marine mammal systems.

The company said Tuesday it will provide logistics planning and analysis as part of the Unmanned Maritime Systems Support contract, as well as help the service branch ensure certification of the systems.

Work also covers design engineering, fabrication and maintenance support and takes place at three naval bases located in California, Georgia and Washington.

John Coleman, president of Peraton's defense and homeland security sector, said the company has support the Marine Mammal Program over the past 15 years.

The SSC Pacific Reconnaissance and Interdiction Division manages training of dolphins and sea lions to find and mark underwater objects.

Peraton noted it has seven task orders under the UMSS contract covering technical and operational support services.

You may also be interested in...

Anitian

Anitian, Microsoft Partnership Adds Compliance Automation Tech to Azure

Anitian and Microsoft have lenabled the former's automation tool to help customers deploy workloads into the Azure cloud environment and speed up cloud migration processes.

Machine learning framework

DARPA Taps University of Massachusetts, Amherst for Machine Learning Framework Development

A University of Massachusetts, Amherst laboratory has received a contract fom the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design a framework for machine learning in support of the Ditto - Intelligent Auto-Generation and Composition of Surrogate Models project.

William Irby COO Martin UAV

William Irby Named Martin UAV COO, Sean Olds Appointed CFO

William Irby, a nearly three-decade aerospace and defense industry veteran, has joined unmanned aircraft system manufacturing company Martin UAV as chief operating officer.