Northrop Grumman Wins $112 Million Trident II Underwater Launcher System Contract

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  • 01:59 PM, December 13, 2013
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Northrop Grumman has won a $112 million contract for Trident II Underwater Launcher System and Advanced Launcher Development Program Support.

Work is expected to complete by Sept. 30, 2018.

This contract provides for ongoing support for the TRIDENT II (D-5) deployed SSBN and the SSGN underwater launcher subsystem, Engineering Refueling Overhaul shipyard support, spares procurement, United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (U.K.) launcher trainer support, Vertical Support Group E-mount and shim procurement, Nuclear Weapons Safety and Security Review, TRIDENT II (D-5) missile hoist overhaul, underwater launch technology support, U.S. and U.K.

SSP Alterations and non-compliance report projects, gas generator refurbishment and case hardware production.

It provides specialized technical support of TRIDENT II (D-5) missile tube closure production, technical engineering services, and tactical hardware production efforts for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. It provides technical engineering services to support the Advanced Launcher Development Program and the Common Missile Compartment Concept Development and Prototyping effort for the U.S. and U.K.

The contractor shall be required to assess and analyze technologies and concepts to support the selection of a preferred system concept, which includes the identification of critical cost and risk impacts as a result of immature launcher technologies and/or immature requirements.

The result of the effort will then advance and support the conduct of the technology development effort to support developing cost-effective launcher subsystem architecture for the Ohio-class Replacement Program.

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