Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $154 million contract to provide US and United Kingdom (UK) Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration Increment 8, Columbia and Dreadnought efforts for the navigation subsystem.
This contract will provide the required navigation hardware and software design, testing, installation, and deliverables for the shipboard integration increment, along with the correlating fleet support services for the current fleet ballistic missile navigation subsystem, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.
Specifically, the contract will provide US and UK Inertial Navigation System and gyro modification and repair; Columbia navigation subsystem development and material procurements; development efforts for the modernization program of shipboard integration program, including US and UK trainer maintenance and development; long lead material procurement for Ohio and Vanguard transducers, a portable data collection system, and long-range software modernization activities.
Work is expected to have a completion date of Dec. 31, 2020.
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