Lockheed Wins $103M Contract For Navy Computers

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. Navy gave Lockheed Martin a contract to make automated troubleshooting systems for repairing military aircraft, worth $103 million for 36 such systems, Lockheed said Monday.

The so-called electronic Consolidated Automated Support Systems (eCASS) will replace the normal CASS equipment, which resembled bulky computers. Lockheed said that the upgrade will run 20 percent faster and reduce maintenance time for all naval aircraft.

"eCASS will be the workhorse for avionics repair across the Naval Aviation Enterprise," said Chris Giggey, a Navy deputy manager, in a statement....
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