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BAE Wins $8M for Minehunting Archerfish

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued April 10, 2013)

BAE Systems Electronics Ltd, Maritime Services Division, Portsmouth, U.K., is being awarded an $8,268,703 modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-08-C-0012) that includes firm-fixed-price contract line item numbers (CLIN) for program management and support and calibration and maintenance services and a cost-plus-fixed-fee CLIN for engineering services support.

This modification will complete production and delivery of Archerfish neutralizers (destructor, mine neutralization, Airborne EX64 Mod 0 Archerfish) system upgrade provides a significant reliability and performance improvement to the current MK-105, increasing the U.S. Navy's capability to conduct quick response, high speed airborne mine countermeasures for the next decade.

Work will be performed in Portsmouth, U.K., and is expected to be completed by September 2014. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 Weapons Procurement, Navy funding in the amount of $7,768,703 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity.