Ultra Awarded $23 Million for Lightweight Torpedoes

Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems (d.b.a Ultra Naval Systems & Sensors), has been awarded a $23,151,045 fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost only modification to previously awarded contract N00024-18-C-6405 to exercise options for the production of MK54 MOD 0 lightweight torpedo (LWT) array kits, associated production support material, spares, and engineering and hardware support services. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. government,…

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Ultra Sonar 2150 Trials Being Held on HMS Portland

June 30, 2021 – June 2021 marked a significant milestone for both Ultra and the UK Royal Navy; with Sonar 2150 successfully completing its first-of-class sea acceptance trial onboard HMS Portland. This success represents further validation of a new world-leading hull-mounted sonar, that aims to provide improved capability and paves the way for further performance proving activities later in the…

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Ultra awarded sonar transducer program worth potential $69

April 26, 2021 – Ultra announces that its Naval Systems and Sensors business unit has been awarded a $69,816,849 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract containing firm-fixed-price provisions. This contract is for production of transducers and installation kits. Work will be performed in Quincy, Massachusetts (68%); and Hingham, Massachusetts (42%), and is expected to be completed by April 2026. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center…

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Ultra Sonar Systems Supports Kraken Robotic Systems

January 27, 2021 – Ultra Sonar Systems (Ultra) is pleased to announce it has joined forces with Kraken Robotic Systems Inc. (Kraken) to support the supply of their SeaScout® system to the Royal Danish Navy. The SeaScout – see Figure 1 – is comprised of Kraken’s KATFISH™ towed Synthetic Aperture Sonar vehicle, Tentacle Winch® and Autonomous Launch and Recovery System…

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Northrop Grumman Collaborates with Ultra to Demonstrate Unmanned ASW Capability

February 2, 2021 – Northrop Grumman Corporation and UK-based Ultra (equipped a modified, manned Bell 407 (acting as an MQ-8C Fire Scout surrogate) platform with Ultra sonobuoys, receiver and processor to complete an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability demonstration. This successful demonstration of the UAS ASW mission on October 29 was the first time a vertical takeoff…

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