Navy taps contractor for signature-silencing work
$45M task order assists Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
- By David Hubler
- Jan 27, 2011
ManTech International Corp. has won a four-year, $45 million Navy task order for engineering and technical assistance.
Under the terms of the task order from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, ManTech will provide engineering, technical and program management support for submarine and surface ship signature-silencing programs, the contractor reported today.
ManTech’s support will include the development of systems designed to measure acoustic and nonacoustic signatures; execution of ocean engineering programs, including test and evaluation of new submarine technology; engineering and logistics for mine-vulnerability assessments; environmental assessment and impact evaluations; and assistance in planning and managing ship acoustics-related programs.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, is the Navy's center of excellence for ships and ship systems. It is the full-spectrum research and development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support organization for the Navy’s ships, submarines, military watercraft and unmanned vehicles.
ManTech International is based in Fairfax, Va.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.