US Navy Contract Announcement November 7, 2018

Canadian Commercial Corp., Ontario, Canada, is awarded a $9,999,999 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the refurbishment and manufacturing of the TR-343 transducer tube assemblies in support of the repair of TR-343 sonar transducers. The transducer tube assemblies are a critical component of the TR-343 transducer used in the AN/SQS-53C hull-mounted sonar array subsystem for the AN/SQQ-89(V) acoustic sonar weapons system. Work will be performed in Toronto, Canada, and is expected to be completed by November 2023. Fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and fiscal 2019 working capital fund funding in the…

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Sonar Trials and Testing Facility in Tasmania

Thales Australia is looking to make Tasmania the home of a state-of-the-art trials and test facility for submarine and surface ship sonar systems. Thales Australia, the University of Tasmania, Australian Maritime College and AMOG Consulting today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to investigate the establishment of the facility. The potential locations being investigated for the facility are located in the federal seat of Braddon and will create jobs and develop world leading expertise for the region. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, who witnessed today’s…

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French Navy’s future nuclear-powered submarine to carry Thales next-generation sonar system

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has awarded Thales a 42-month contract to conduct a set of studies and technological developments for a sonar system to be equipped on France’s future third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SNLE 3G). These developments take into account current and future threat environment and support Thales’s efforts to complete design and qualification of a large antenna system and related processing capabilities made possible by advances in algorithms and the digital revolution. This new research and development program builds on the results of studies launched under…

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Tata Power SED collaboration with DSIT Solutions of Israel for supply of Portable Diver Detection Sonar to Indian Navy

Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) announced today the receipt of a Contract for the supply of Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) for Indian Naval applications from Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). This Contract is a part of “Make in India” initiative and the second contract under the MoD procurement category “Buy and Make (India)” signed by MoD. Tata Power SED partnered with DSIT Solutions Limited, Israel for the delivery of PDDS Systems under a Technology Transfer arrangement for DSIT’s Pointshield PDDS. For Diver Detection Sonar’s this is…

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Sparton & Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture for Sonobuoy Tech Systems Awarded $14.8M in Foreign Sales Contracts

August 11, 2017 – Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE), announce the award of subcontracts valued at $14.8 million from their ERAPSCO/SonobuoyTech Systems joint venture. ERAPSCO/SonobuoyTech Systems will provide manufacturing subcontracts in the amount of $7.4 million to Ultra Electronics USSI and $7.4 million to Sparton De Leon Springs LLC. Production will take place at Ultra Electronics USSI’s Columbia City, IN facility and Sparton’s De Leon Springs, FL facility. ERAPSCO/SonobuoyTech Systems were awarded multiple foreign contracts for the manufacture of Passive and…

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