650 miles of Submarine Cable will Transfer Seismic, Acoustic Data from Sea Floor
HERNDON, VA—November 18, 2015— LGS Innovations (LGS) announced today that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a ceiling of $9.5M to supply submarine telecommunication cables to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC). Work is expected to conclude by July 2016.
Under the terms of the contract, LGS Innovations has subcontracted Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) to design, manufacture, and supply approximately 650 miles of subsea cable, with an expected operational lifetime of at least 20 years.
“Maritime networking and communications is one of our core solution areas, “said Kevin Kelly, CEO of LGS Innovations. “We are proud to have established ourselves as a long-standing solution provider for the Navy. We look forward to providing continued high-quality solutions to yet another command within the United States Navy.”
NAVFAC EXWC delivers specialized engineering and technology solutions that support sustainable facilities and provides logistics and expeditionary systems support for Navy combat force capabilities.
LGS Innovations is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. federal government and any other entity when the end customer is the U.S. federal government.
About LGS Innovations
LGS Innovations delivers next-generation solutions addressing the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. federal government, state and local governments, critical infrastructure operators, and commercial enterprises worldwide. LGS offers groundbreaking research, development, and solutions in wireless communications, radio frequency (RF) spectrum analysis, cybersecurity, fiber optic and free-space optical communications, and mobile broadband. We integrate our solutions into communications, sensing, and analytical systems that provide our customers with a critical information advantage.
LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, and overseas locations. Formerly a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, LGS is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. federal government both directly and through any indirect supplier. LGS maintains strong ties to Bell Labs and its technologies, employing more than 600 scientists and engineers and nearly 1,000 employees worldwide. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit www.lgsinnovations.com.
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