Sonobuoy TechSystems Awarded $9.3M in Foreign Sales Contracts

August 8, 2018 – Ultra Electronics USSI, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE) and Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA), announce the award of subcontracts valued at $9.3 million from their ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems joint venture. ERAPSCO/Sonobuoy TechSystems will provide manufacturing subcontracts in the amount of $4.5 million to Sparton DeLeon Springs, LLC and $4.8 million to Ultra Electronics USSI. Production will take place at Ultra Electronics USSI’s Columbia City, IN facility and Sparton’s DeLeon Springs, FL facility.

ERAPSCO/SonobuoyTech Systems was awarded multiple foreign contracts for the manufacture of Passive and Active sonobuoys to support various underwater missions for detection, classification, and localization of adversary submarines during peacetime and combat operations.