Lockheed Martin Corp. has won a $25.1 million contract from the Navy for hardware upgrades to the Virginia Class attack submarine. The hardware upgrades will be implemented to the subs’ aging sonar systems, upgrades which have already been applied to the first ten ships of the class as part of the Navy’s modernization program. Work orders will be executed in Manassas, Va., and Clearwater, Fla., will finish in December 2011.
A subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has been awarded a potential five-year, $135.8M contract to develop and test an optronic sensor technology for U.S. Navy submarines.
Curt Kolcun, a nearly 28-year veteran of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed chairman at XappMedia’s artificial intelligence business, GovCon Wire has learned.