Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (NGSS) in Pascagoula, Miss., in working toward the Navy’s vision for a common capabilities architecture across its arsenal of ships, sought out a partner with a issued a $218 million subcontract to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) of Tewksbury, Mass.
Raytheon will provide the electronic systems and integration for the next three ships in the LPD 17 class. The agreement extends Raytheon’s role as the ship electronic systems integrator for the LPD 17 class, the U.S. Navy’s newest fleet of expeditionary warfare ships.
“Raytheon provides extensive capabilities to the LPD 17 class of ships through its integrated shipboard wide-area network and voice and video systems providing total information solutions for the ship,” said Dan Martin, IDS vice president of Maritime Mission Systems.
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