Navy looks to ATK for optoelectronic sensor upgrades

CLEARWATER, Fla., 25 July 2005. U.S. Navy officials are looking to the ATK subsidiary Alliant Integrated Defense Co. LLC in Clearwater, Fla., for AAR-47(V)2 sensor upgrade hardware weapons replacement assemblies.

Jul 25th, 2005

CLEARWATER, Fla., 25 July 2005. U.S. Navy officials are looking to the ATK subsidiary Alliant Integrated Defense Co. LLC in Clearwater, Fla., for AAR-47(V)2 sensor upgrade hardware weapons replacement assemblies.

Alliant will provide the assemblies under terms of a $17.4 million contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md.

The contract calls for 1,334 optical sensor converters with laser warning capabilities, 230 computer processors, 263 control indicators, and 148 computer processor kits. The contract number is N00019-98-C-0006.

Of these optical sensor converters, 619 are for the Navy; 426 for the U.S. Air Force; 16 for the U.S. Army; 237 for the government of Australia; 32 for the government of Korea; and four for the government of Italy.

Of the computer processors, 60 are for the Navy; 77 for the Air force; four for the Army; 59 for Australia; 29 for Korea, and one for Italy. Of the control indicators, 108 are for the Navy, 77 for the Air Force, three for the Army, 45 for Australia, 29 for Korea, and one for Italy. The Navy will receive 148 computer processor kits.

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