WASHINGTON (Nov. 3, 2016)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to AUVs
Hydroid Inc., Pocasset, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,408,735 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-14-D-0001) to exercise option three for engineering support and training services for the MK18 Mod 1 and Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle systems. The MK18 Mod 1 and Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) systems are in support of very shallow water missions, very shallow water mine countermeasures and underwater object localization tools. Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has a requirement for maintenance, repairs, alterations, and upgrades of the MK18 UUV family of systems, other Remote Environmental Monitoring Unit-variant UUVs and components used in support of the Navy. This also includes preparation and upkeep of software and documentation used with these UUV systems. The work will be performed in Pocasset, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by November 2017. No funds are being obligated at the time of this action. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
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