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Surface Mine Neutralization System Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense has recently awarded the following notable contract related to the fields of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) or explosives countermeasures, equipment or services:

Atlas North America LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $14,085,779 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract for depot level repair, maintenance, modifications, engineering services and spare parts for the AN/SLQ-60 Surface Mine Neutralization System (SMNS) to support the Navy for the currently deployed mine countermeasures legacy systems.

The SMNS provides neutralization of shallow and deep-water mines located by the AN/AQS-24A Mine Detecting Set, and/or other mine countermeasures assets. The system is used by Navy ships and helicopters.

This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $76,469,768.

Work will be performed in Panama City Beach, Florida (60 percent); Bahrain (25 percent); Virginia Beach, Virginia (10 percent); S. Korea (2.5 percent); Japan (2.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2016.

This was a sole-source contract action, executed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida (N61331-15-D-0012).

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