Sonobuoy TechSystems Awarded $13.3M in Direct Foreign Sales Contracts

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Naval Defense Industry News - USA
 
 
 
Sonobuoy TechSystems Awarded $13.3M in Direct Foreign Sales Contracts
 

Sparton Corporation (SPA) and USSI, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE) announce the award of subcontracts valued at $13.3 million from their ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems joint venture.

The contract is for the manufacture of Passive and Active Sonobuoys in support of multiple international awards for exercises planned with the U.S. Navy as well as independent training and exercises as sanctioned under export regulations. ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems will provide manufacturing subcontracts in the amount of $5.6 million to Sparton Electronics Florida, Inc. and $7.7 million to USSI. Production will take place at Sparton’s De Leon Springs, FL facility and USSI’s Columbia City, IN facility with completion planned by June 2014.

     
Sparton Corporation (SPA) and USSI, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE) announce the award of subcontracts valued at $13.3 million from their ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems joint venture.
ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 14, 2012) Sailors unload sonobuoys from an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71 aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales/Released)
     
The Passive and Active Sonobuoys to be manufactured under this contract are used for detection, classification, and localization of adversary submarines during peacetime and combat operations.

ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems is the choice of many international customers for assistance in protecting their borders with leading-edge products developed by the joint venture partners. ERAPSCO welcomes opportunities to play a role in the defense activities of foreign allies, and views the expansion of the number of contracts it’s received from foreign nations as demonstration of its progress into markets outside the U.S.
 

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