Lockheed Martin to provide components for towed-array submarine sonar system

LIVERPOOL, N.Y., 26 Nov. 2006. Engineers at the Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors unit in Liverpool, N.Y., are providing the U.S. Navy with towed bodies and interface hardware for the TB-34 towed-array submarine sonar system.

LIVERPOOL, N.Y., 26 Nov. 2006. Engineers at the Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors unit in Liverpool, N.Y., are providing the U.S. Navy with towed bodies and interface hardware for the TB-34 towed-array submarine sonar system.

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems will do the work under terms of a $9.1 million contract awarded Nov. 22 from Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington. The contract number is N00024-07-C-6205.

The TB-34 was developed to provide improved anti-submarine warfare and contact-avoidance capability for submarines operating in cluttered littoral environments. Work will be in Liverpool, N.Y., and will be finished by December 2009.

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