Sunday, September 25, 2005

NUWC - Submarine Engineering Support Contracts Awarded

The US Navy has recently awarded three contacts for electronic systems program engineering, life cycle and in-service support totaling approximately $112.5 million dollars. The majority of this work will be performed at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Newport Division in Newport, RI.

Virginia Class (Source: US Navy graphic)

GRYPHON TECHNOLOGIES in Riverdale, MD won a $44.7M contract to provide Submarine Non Propulsion Electronic Systems Programs Engineering, Life-Cycle, and In-Service Support.

ENGINEERING SERVICES NETWORK, INC. in Arlington, VA received a $42 million in NUWC support contracts.

RAYTHEON CO in Marlborough, MA received a $14.5 to $25 million contract for design, development, test and production work for X-band Extremely High Frequency (EHF) submarine communications.

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NUWC was once called the Naval Underwater Systems Center (NUSC) and before that Naval Underwater Research and Engineering Station.

NUWC, Newport RI falls under NAVSEA command and is the Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and offensive and defensive weapons systems associated with undersea warfare.

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