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Lockheed Martin Wins Trident II Navigation System Contract Worth $93 Million
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Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $93 million from the US Navy for designing Trident II Inertial Navigation Subsystem (INS).

“Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Mitchel Field, New York, is being awarded a $93,million contract for Trident II Inertial Navigation Subsystem (INS) design; continued development of the technology refresh efforts for Shipboard Systems Integration (SSI) Increment 8 and SSI Increment 13; delivery of eight INSs, and various test plans and reports related to the INS, gyroscope, modeling and simulation efforts; hardware and software design and temporary alterations all required for subsequent validation of performance at-sea; integration of the Electrostatically Supported Gyro Navigator-Replacement into the navigation subsystem; initiation of production activities leading to an SSI Increment 8 initial operational capability; and Multi-Star Enhanced Prelaunch tasks,” the US Department of Defense announced Friday. 

Work is expected to complete by Nov. 30, 2017. 

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