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Navy

Sperry Marine Wins $27.2 Million

Ship Navigation Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine unit has won a U.S. Navy contract worth up to $27.2 million to provide engineering and technical support for integrated ship navigation and control systems.

The three-year contract, awarded by the Naval Sur- face Warfare Center, Carderock Division, will run through September 2004. The indefinite- delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes engineer- ing services and technical support for installed sys- tems, spare parts, hardware and software upgrades, logistics and maintenance support, labor and material.

The contract supports Sperry Marine's integrated navi- gation and ship control technology.

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Northrop Grumman Awarded $150 Million Multiship Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its

Newport News sector has been awarded a multi-year, multiship contract by the U.S. Navy for nonpropulsion work on Nimitz-class aircraft carriers in San Diego through 2007. The contract is valued at approximately $150 million. Newport News will lead a team of San

Diego-based contractors for the production work under contract. The team consists of National Steel and Ship- building Co.; Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication Inc.;

SouthWest Marine Inc.; and Continental Maritime. The first authorized task involves planning for the upcom- ing Planned Incremental Availability on the USS John

C. Stennis (CVN 74) at the North Island Naval Air Sta- tion in the fall of 2002. This contract is a follow-on to a previous contract for maintenance and modernization of Stennis in San Diego. The Stennis and the USS

Nimitz (CVN 68) are currently home-ported in San

Diego and the Navy has announced that the Ronald

Reagan (CVN 76), currently under construction at

Northrop Grumman Newport News, will also be based in San Diego after delivery.

GD Awarded Contract

Modification For Navy Work

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $7 million mod- ification to a previously awarded contract under which Electric Boat will manage and support nuclear-maintenance work for submarines homeported at Submarine base New London,

Conn. Electric Boat is a wholly owned sub- sidiary of General Dynamics.

Under the terms of the contract modification.

Electric Boat will continue to operate the

Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department (NRMD) at the submarine base through Sep- tember 30, 2002.

The company will provide project manage- ment, planning, training, and radiological-con- trol services to support maintenance, modern- ization and repairs in support of operational submarines. A core group of 20 Electric Boat employees are assigned to the NRMD.

CSC Wins Naval Undersea

Warfare Center Contract

Computer Sciences Corporation has won a contract with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)

Division Newport to provide software engineering sup- port for the Navy Training Management and Planning

System (NTMPS). The indefinite-delivery/indefinite- quantity contract is valued at more than $30 million if all options are exercised over an eight-year period.

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