Tracor To Develop Japanese Tactical Support Center

Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, has announced that its Applied Sciences Group has received an initial contract of approximately $1.1 million from Fujitsu Ltd., Japan, to develop a computerbased Tactical Support Center for the Japanese Maritime Defense Agency.

William C. Moyer, group vice president f o r Tracor Applied Sciences, said that Tracor will perf o rm as the hardware system integrator for this complex computer- based system, and also will train Japanese personnel in operation and maintenance of the system. According to Dr. Moyer, the system is critical to the operation and support of the Japanese Navy Patrol Aircraft Program.

William F. Thompson, division vice president of systems technology in Applied Sciences, has selected H.B. McCauIley as pro- gram manager on the contract.

The majority of the work will be performed in Tracor's Command Systems Department at a new facility in Lexington Park, Md.

Tracor is an international technological products and services company headquartered in Austin.

The company is a major technical contractor in sonar and health programs, a leading manufacturer of scientific instruments and advanced electronic systems, and a major high-volume producer of electronic and electromechanical components.

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