Navy Awards Tracor $7.6-Million Contract

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., has awarded Tracor, Inc., Rockville, Md., a new contract of $7.6 million to continue supporting development, system engineering, design, production, installation maintenance, testing, logistics, and operational phases of sonar technology programs, and sonar and fire control systems for the Navy's nuclear submarines and surface ships.

William C. Moyer, Ph.D, group vice president of Tracor -Applied Sciences, said that approximately 117 Tracor sonar scientists, engineers, and managers located in Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, California, and Texas are involved in the program, providing engineering evaluations and technical engineering in support of these systems.

Contract work includes continuous monitoring of sonar performance, equipment installation and checkout procedures, field e n g i n e e r i n g and configuration management activities, reliability and logistics management support, and technical documentation review. Additionally, Tracor will provide assistance to Navy personnel in solving general problems associated with procurement and installation of sonar and fire control systems.

Headquarters for the contract work is Tracor's facility in Rockville, under the general management of William F. Thompson, division vice president and manager of Systems Technology Division.

Reporting to Mr. Thompson on the program are William M. Pugh, director, Ship Systems Division, and Edgar V. Davis, director, Tactical Systems Department.

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