Analysis & Technology wins $7.9 million contract for mine warfare work.NORTH STONINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 1996-- Analysis & Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ/NMS: AATI AATI Austin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
AATI Asociación Argentina de Traductores e Intérpretes ) announced today that its Government Systems Segment (GSS (storage) GSS - Group-Sweeping Scheduling. ) has won a contract worth $7.9 million over four years with the Naval Sea Systems Command The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the U.S. Navy's five "systems commands," or materiel organizations. NAVSEA consists of four shipyards, eight "warfare centers" (two undersea and six surface), four major shipbuilding locations and the NAVSEA headquarters, to assemble, inspect, integrate, and test A/N A/N As Needed
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A/N Ascending Node 37U-1 moored mine clearing sets. The work will be performed in GSS's Panama City, Florida Panama City is a city located along U.S. Highway 98 in Bay County, Florida. It is the largest city between Pensacola, Florida and Tallahassee, Florida. It is the larger (population wise) of two principal cities of the Panama City-Lynn Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. office.
The contract provides for continuation of work A&T has performed since 1992. The moored mine clearing sets are towed behind MH-53E helicopters, clearing the mined area by cutting cables which anchor mines to the ocean bottom. Buoyant mines can then be detonated by Navy personnel.
Gary P. Bennett, president and chief executive officer of A&T, noted, "We are pleased to continue our work with the Naval Sea Systems Command. Mine warfare has assumed a critical role in our country's defense In Our Country's Defense was a Soviet newspaper in Stalingrad during World War II. It featured articles about Zaitsev. since the Gulf War, where moored mines inflicted significant damage to U.S. Navy ships." He added, "Supporting our Navy's mine warfare programs is a strategic business area for A&T. We have successfully supported customers in advanced mine sweeping systems development, airborne laser mine detection systems, mine hunting sonar improvements, and critical education and training programs."
The contract is funded at $3.4 million for six mine sweeping systems and related engineering services work, with options for nine additional systems, bringing the total value to $7.9 million.
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