Ultra Receives Contract Modification to Continue Development and Delivery of the Torpedo Warning System

TWS BadgeUltra Electronics 3 Phoenix Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a $24,846,248 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-C-6287 for the procurement of engineering services for development, integration, testing, and logistic support of the Torpedo Warning System.  The Torpedo Warning System provides surface ships with the ability to detect threat torpedoes and thereby employ defensive measures including maneuver and hard and soft kill countermeasures. Work will be performed in Wake Forest, North Carolina (43 percent); Chantilly, Virginia (25 percent); Fairfax, Virginia (22 percent); and Houston, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be complete by October 2016.  Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $6,200,000 will be obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds in the amount of $2,728,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.