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A -- Develop and Procure the AN/SSQ-125 Sonobuoy

Solicitation Number: N00421-08-R-0044
Agency: Department of the Navy
Office: Naval Air Systems Command
Location: Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Pax River
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Added: February 8, 2008 Modified: Jan 27, 2009 10:45 amTrack Changes
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division intends to issue a sole source contract to ERAPSCO, 4578 EAST PARK 30 DR, COLUMBIA CITY, IN 46725-8869 for the development and acquisition of AN/SSQ-125 sonobuoys as the coherent source sonobuoy for the Air Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) multi-static acoustic program Advanced Extended Echo Ranging (AEER). AEER is an airborne ASW detection system being developed to provide large-area, subsurface search and detection capability. AEER will be employed in the U.S. Navy P-3C aircraft. The sonobuoy shall be capable of being deployed from all platforms capable of launching A sized sonobuoys. This effort will include design, development, fabrication, and testing of an A sized air-launched, disposable (expendable) sonobuoy. The development will include testing, certification, and qualifications to meet the technical and safety operational requirements. A quantity of sonobuoys will be manufactured for lot testing to meet the sonobuoy reliability requirements. ERAPSCO is the only known responsible source that can provide the required products and services which includes a required delivery of 100 EDM units 3 to 5 months after contract award. The estimated award date is February 2009. See numbered note 22.

Department of the Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Pax River, Building 441 21983 Bundy Road Unit 7, Patuxent River, MD, 20670, UNITED STATES
Theodore G Smith,
Contract Specialist
Phone: (301) 757-6544
Fax: 301-757-9046
Jessica T Flynn,
Phone: (301) 757-2521
Fax: 301-757-2526