Lockheed Martin Gets $53 Million ADS Contract

By Thomas Duffy / July 16, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $53 million contract for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of an unmanned undersea vehicle that will detect diesel submarines and mine-laying craft, the Defense Department announced today. The Navy's Advanced Deployable System is a quickly fielded undersea surveillance system that will be used in the littorals. The ADS uses acoustic arrays to produce data that is processed evaluated and integrated with Navy command and control equipment. According to the DOD announcement, Lockheed Martin's...

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