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Lockheed Wins $45M for SeaFox Evaluation

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued February 17, 2012)

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors, Syracuse, N.Y., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $45,566,659 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for Shipboard Mine Neutralization System-SeaFox (SMNS-SF) integration, testing and production; operational AN/SQQ-32 Airborne Mine Neutralization System-SeaFox (AMNS-SF) refurbishment and overhaul; and Atlas SeaFox neutralizer rounds delivery.

Work will be performed in Bremen, Germany (43 percent); Syracuse, N.Y. (24 percent); Virginia Beach, Va. (15 percent); Corpus Christi, Texas (14 percent); and Cincinnati, Ohio (4 percent). Work is expected to completed by March 2013.

Contract was not competitively procured as Lockheed Martin is the sole designer, developer, and producer of the SMNS-SF and AMNS-SF systems, and is only source capable of upgrading and integrating systems with the Atlas SeaFox neutralizer onto the host platforms in the time required to meet urgent operational need.

Contract funds in the amount of $15,125,355 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-12-C-6306).