Raytheon Awarded $35 Million to Supply MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Parts To US Navy

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Raytheon Awarded $35 Million to Supply MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Parts To US Navy
MK-54 Mod 0 Lightweight Torpedo

Raytheon is being awarded a $35 million modification contract for the procurement of Mk 54 lightweight torpedo common parts kits.

The contract also includes Mk 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits; and Mk 54 exercise fuel tanks, spares, production support material and related engineering and hardware repair services for the torpedo kits, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday.

The Mk 54 lightweight torpedo common parts kits consists of the control group assembly, an inertial measurement unit, associated cables, a warshot fuel tank and afterbody upgrade items. A Mk 54 Mod 0 processor group assembly and W4 cable are being procured for the Mk 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo.  

This contract combines purchases for the Navy, the governments of the United Kingdom, and Thailand under the Foreign Military Sales program.  Work is expected to be completed by November 2020.

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