Lockheed Martin Wins $166 Million For Production Of Dry Combat Submersible System

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Lockheed Martin Wins $166 Million For Production Of Dry Combat Submersible System
Dry combat submersible (Image: Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $166 million contract for the design, development, construction, test, production and sustainment of the dry combat submersible system in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.

This contract is necessary to fill a capability gap for surface launched dry submersibles which will be used in harsh maritime environments by leveraging commercial submersible technologies and international classing safety certification. The work is expected to have a period of performance of 66 months, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday.

This contract was awarded through full and open competition. Thirty-four companies received access to the solicitation which was posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Of the 34 companies receiving access to the solicitation, one offer was received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $26,845,792 are being obligated at time of award.

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