TYSONS CORNER, VA May 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) picking Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build the C4ISR platform for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Midgett national security cutter.
The $72 million contract award includes work on the USCG’s eight and final cutter that “integrates data from navigation sensors, communications links and tactical systems to provide an operational picture of its patrol area, ” Ed Segrest, program manager for communications and security technologies at Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, said Thursday.
Lockheed’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system is designed to provide “the underway crew with the most current maritime data and tactical picture for effective decision-making and safety in maritime operations, ” he added.
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