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MARTIN MARIETTA TO PRODUCE NEXT-GENERATION THIN-LINE TOWED SONAR ARRAYS

 BETHESDA, Md., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Marietta Corporation (NYSE: ML) said today the U.S. Navy has exercised a contract option valued at $46.9 million for production of 10 TB-29 advanced submarine thin-line towed sonar arrays, eight receivers and several test units.
 The towed arrays, to be produced by Martin Marietta Aero & Naval Systems at Glen Burnie, Md., will be delivered beginning in 1994. They will be installed on Los Angeles-class attack submarines, Trident ballistic missile submarines and the Navy's newest submarine class, the Seawolf.
 Towed arrays are underwater systems used in detection, location and tracking of submarines and surface ships. Martin Marietta is the U.S. Navy's largest supplier of towed arrays for both surface ships and submarines.
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 /CONTACT: Buzz Bartlett of Martin Marietta, 410-682-1120/
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