Lockheed to Update Navy Submarine Imaging Tech

lockheed martinLockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an $8.8 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy with 20 AN/BVY-1 integrated submarine imaging systems, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Sunday.

John Keller writes the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract to Lockheed’s mission systems and training segment and it expects delivery by September 2015.

AN/BVY-1 is built to provide visual and electronic search, digital image management and platform architecture interface tools for the service’s three classes of submarine combat vehicles.

The system also works to help submarine operators record, store, recall and transmit images and associated data through its built-in infrared camera, Keller reports.

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