Nuclead Announces Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems Order
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Press release date: September 19, 2012
Cambridge, Mass. - Nuclead Co. Inc., a leader in shielding technology, lead material, fabrication and services, announced today the receipt of a large order by LMCO; of machined sound-proofing components for the Low Cost Conformal Array (LCCA) being manufactured by Lockheed Martin's Maritime Systems & Sensors (MS2) Undersea Systems business for the U.S. Navy's submarine force.
The LCCA is a passive planar sonar array mounted on a submarine's aft sail structure and integrated with the Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf Insertion AN/BQQ-10 sonar system. LCCA represents a significant new submarine capability that will enhance situational awareness, tactical control and collision avoidance in crowded littoral and dense shipping environments. The array will be integrated with AN/BQQ-10 sonar systems installed on Los Angeles, Seawolf and Virginia class submarine platforms.
All of the Nuclead Co. Inc. items for the project will be delivered thru the end of the calendar year.
"These components are extremely sophisticated and have close tolerances," said Dennis M. Raymondo, Nuclead Co. Inc.'s Chief Operations Manager. "Nuclead has been providing these types of products to Lockheed Martin since 2006. We believe we are most capable of providing a quality product on budget and delivering them on time," he said.
Nuclead Co. Inc. is the leading worldwide supplier of innovative Shielding, and X-ray inspection products. With 30 years in providing advanced Shielding & X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, and expertise unmatched by any other company. These technologies offer superior service and products. Nuclead's complete range of products include shielding for cargo inspection, baggage screening and passenger screening systems for facility and aviation security. Nuclead supplies products for the; Scientific & Technical, Nuclear & energy , Oil well services, Construction (GC, Building & Bridge), Manufacturing, X-ray, Medical equipment & Supplies, Research, Elevator, Marine/boating, Racing and Ammunition industries. Nuclead's sophisticated products are used to protect high-threat facilities and help combat terrorism and trade fraud; Gamma ray, Neutron, & X-ray shielding; and counterweight - ballast- & weight requirements. Nuclead customers include Major Universities & Research centers, Leading government agencies, Military bases, General contractors, Manufactures, Hospitals and Corporations worldwide; including the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and branches of the U.S. Military.
For more information on Nuclead's products, services and technologies, please visit http://www.nuclead.com/ or http://www.nucleadinc.com/.
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