April 29 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $9.1 million contract for support and ship integration and engineering of the AEGIS Ashore system in Poland and Romania.
Work on the system includes technical data package and test package/procedure development; technical documentation; feasibility studies; configuration management support; lifecycle and system engineering; environmental qualification testing; topside analysis; Ballistic Missile Defense engineering; and combat system alignment.
The project includes alignment and integration of advanced naval weapon systems with Arleigh Burke-class ships — all of which run the AEGIS Weapons System — and will be completed by September, the Defense Department announced Friday.
Twenty-nine percent of the work will performed in Camden, N.J.; 15 percent in Deveselu, Romania; 15 percent in Redzikowo, Poland; 13 percent in Moorestown, N.J.; 9 percent in Norfolk, Va.; 9 percent in San Diego and 5 percent in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The remaining 5 percent will be done at other unidentified locations.