ITT wins $33.2 million Navy award to produce sonar transducers

CLIFTON, N.J., 22 Dec. 2008. ITT Corp. won a contract award of $33.2 million to produce sonar transducers for the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Ind. Under the contract, ITT Electronic Systems will produce AN/SQS-53C Unit 717 Sonar Transducer Array Shipsets, a component of the Navy's AN/SQQ-89(V) Surface Ship Undersea Warfare combat system.

CLIFTON, N.J., 22 Dec. 2008.ITT Corp. won a contract award of $33.2 million to produce sonar transducers for the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Ind.

Under the contract, ITT Electronic Systems will produce AN/SQS-53C Unit 717 Sonar Transducer Array Shipsets, a component of the Navy's AN/SQQ-89(V) Surface Ship Undersea Warfare combat system.

The combined system enables submarines to search, detect, classify, and localize underwater targets. The AN/SQS-53C sonar array and AN/SQQ-89 are installed on Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyers and Ticonderoga CG-47 class cruisers.

Work will be performed at ITT's Under Sea Systems, Acoustic Sensors business area in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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