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ATK Wins JDAM Proximity Sensor Contract (Jun 9)

ATK Tactical Systems Co. LLC, Rocket Center, W. Va., is being awarded a $14,496,884 firm fixed price contract modification to provide for the DSU-33B/B proximity sensor, a nose-mounted radio frequency proximity sensor used on M117 and MK-80 series general-purpose bombs and the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM).

The sensor is qualified for use on the following aircraft and each variant in their series: Marine AV-8, Navy/Marines F/A-18, and Air Force A-10, F-15, F-16, F-22, B-52, B-1 and B-2 including foreign military sales versions.

This action is for procurement of 12,675 additional DSU-33B/B proximity sensors and cables for the Navy and 350 sensors and cables, 20 D-2 trainers and 6 D-5 trainers for foreign military sales under Option 4 of the contract.

Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by March 2007.

The Headquarters Air-to-Ground Munitions Systems Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08635-02-C-0049, P00015).

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