Northrop Grumman to Build MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Nose Arrays for U.S. Navy
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the production of acoustic nose arrays for the MK54 lightweight torpedo in support of Navy and foreign military sales requirements. The initial scope is for 428 nose arrays with a potential for as many as 3,000 over the life of the contract.
The $45.9 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to $294.3 million.
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"This contract represents the continuation of our proud torpedo heritage that dates back to World War II," said Tom Jones, vice president of Northrop Grumman's Undersea Systems business unit. "We are pleased to support the Navy's torpedo enterprise once again by providing this undersea warfare capability to the Navy and our international partners."
This contract includes MK54 torpedo nose arrays for the U.S. Navy, the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy.
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Source : Northrop Grumman
Jun 8 - 9, 2016 - London, United Kingdom