LWWAALight Weight Wide Aperture Array (SONAR for Virgina class submarine; US Navy)
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Lockheed Martin continued to show cost improvements over the first four LWWAA deliveries for Virginia Class submarines," said Bob Fry, manager, Submarine and Carrier Procurement at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard, the contracting agent for submarine builder Electric Boat.
The LWWAA program demonstrates the value of teamwork to help the Navy meet its defining moments in the Virginia Class submarine program," said Rick Udicious, vice president of Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors' Submarine Programs.
The US Navy's Virginia class submarines employ LWWAA systems on either side of the hull, which provide sonar sensor input to the submarine's combat system.