$ 5 . 4 - M i l l i o n Navy Contract A w a r d e d Tracor For SSBN Sonar Systems Services

Tracor, Inc. of Rockville, Md., has received a $5.4-million contract from Naval Sea Systems Command to provide technical integration and evaluation services for sonar systems aboard U.S.

Navy ballistic missile submarines.

William C. Moyer, group vice president for Tracor Applied Sciences, said Tracor will provide integration engineering at the overall program level of the Navy's SSBN unique sonars program.

Approximately 60 scientists, engineers, and engineering managers located primarily in the Washington, D.C., area and in Austin, Texas, are involved in the program.

"Tracor efforts include providing engineering review, evaluation, and integration of SSBN unique sonar equipment design, production, installation, and operational support to ensure uniform and effective application of established Navy policies," Dr.

Moyer said.

Headquarters for the 24-month contract work is Tracor's facility in Rockville, Md., under the general management of William M.

Pugh, division vice president and director of the Systems Technology Division. Reporting to Mr.

Pugh on the program is Neil L.

Ellis Jr., director of strategic systems and program manager for the SSBN Unique Sonars Program.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 36,  Jan 15, 1983

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