Leidos wins MUUV design contract

By Audrey Decker / July 11, 2022 at 11:47 AM

Leidos has won a $12 million design contract for the Navy's Medium Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program.

If all options are exercised, the cumulative value of the contract would total $358.5 million, according to a July 7 Defense Department contract listing.

The Navy’s MUUV program will have two configurations, the Razorback Torpedo Tube Launch & Recovery configuration, which will provide submarine-based autonomous oceanographic sensing and data collection, and the Maritime Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures UUV configuration.

Work for the first contract option will be completed by June 2023 and if all options are exercised, work will continue through 2032, according to the listing.

Four different offers were made for this contract, according to the listing.

The service is financing this contract with fiscal year 2021 and FY-22 research and development funds.