Tracor Wins $8.3 Million Four-Year Navy Contract

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., has awarded Tracor, Inc. an $8.3-million fouryear contract for technical and engineering support for the FFG- 7 Class Guided Missile Frigate Acquisition Program.

William C. Moyer, Ph.D., group vice president for Tracor Applied Sciences, said that Tracor engineering managers, systems engineers, and field test engineers located in Arlington, Va., Bath, Maine, San Pedro, Calif., and Seattle, Wash., are involved in the program, providing engineering analysis, technical evaluation, and management support.

Tracor has been providing engineering and technical support for the FFG-7 Class Guided Missile Frigate Program since the mid-70s. This support has included providing combat system integration ; development of test plans, procedures, and specifications ; technical evaluation and analysis of proposed combat systems and engineering systems developments ; coordination of test schedules; and test conduct. This new contract represents a continuation of these efforts as part of the FFG-7 Class Follow Ship Construction and Post Shakedown Availability programs.

Headquarters for the contract work is Tracor's Surface Ship Office in Arlington, Va., under the general management of William F. Thompson, division vice president and director of the Systems Technology Division. Reporting to Mr. Thompson on the program are William Pugh, division director of Ship Systems; Thomas W.

Cass, d i r e c t o r of the Surface Ships Department; and James P. Flanigan Jr., program manager for the FFG-7 Program.

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