The US Navy has awarded a $191 million worth contract to The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory for Trident II missile guidance system, the Department of defense announce Friday.
“The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is awarded a $191,029,190 fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for the production of TRIDENT II D5 Strategic Weapon System MK6 Guidance Equivalent Units,” the release says.
CSDL is the prime contractor responsible for the development, production, and fleet support of Trident II MK6 and MK6 LE Guidance Systems.
According to the release, this contract comes with an option, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $391,767,950.
Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Clearwater, Florida; Pittsfield, Massachusetts; and McKinney, Texas. The work is expected to be completed by July 31, 2022. If the option is exercised, work will continue through July 31, 2023.
Fiscal 2019 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $189,489,000; and United Kingdom funds in the amount of $1,540,190 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the release added.
The Trident II D5 is a three-stage, solid-propellant, inertial-guided ballistic missile developed by Lockheed Martin. The missile can carry multiple independently targeted reentry bodies for a maximum range of over 7,360km.
Lockheed Martin Space won a $559 modification contract for Trident II D5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM). The contract includes Trident II D5 missile production and deployed system support, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
With the successful launch of two Trident II D5 Life Extension missiles built and upgraded by Lockheed Martin, the US Navy submarine USS Nebraska demonstrated the readiness of the crew and strategic weapon system. The test, known as Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28, took place in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California March 26
Lockheed Martin has won a $71.6 million worth US Navy contract for Trident II rident II (D5) missile deployed system support, the Department of defense announced Wednesday
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory is being awarded a $133,347,704 contract for the Trident II (D5) guidance system tactical engineering support and guidance applications program. Specific tasks include tactical engineering support, MK6 field support services, engineering support to develop a strategic guidance application program, develop a GPS receiver design approach, provide support for the Extended Navy Test Bed (ENTB) and ENTB derivative reentry body experiments, and assess maintaining the accuracy of the existing reentry systems
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