$3.9-Million Contract Awarded To HITCO By Sea Systems Command

HITCO, West Coast firm specializing in advanced material technology, has received a followon contract in excess of $3.9 million from the Naval Sea Systems Command for manufacture of submersible bow section components.

The contract runs through the first half of 1981.

Fabrication of plastic elements for the bow components will be performed at government-owned facilities at Terminal Island, Calif., which are operated by HITCO.

Metal portions will be produced at a HITCO manufacturing plant in Gardena, Calif.

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., HITCO has 20 years of experience in development and production of submersible structures for the Navy. It has been a supplier of bow section components for the past 10 years. The latest contract award covers one of three bow designs produced by HITCO.

HITCO is a subsidiary of Armco, leading steelmaker and diversified manufacturer.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 30,  Jul 1980

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