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November 16, 2005

$49.9 million for Navy ship security systems

Delphinus Engineering, Inc., Eddystone, Penn., is being awarded a $49,900,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee requirements contract for installation of shipboard physical security equipment aboard Military Sealift Command and U.S. Navy ships.

The Shipboard Security Module (SSM) provides Military Sealift Command mariners with an integrated physical security system. The SSM is an event-based security system that provides the watch stander a suite of security assessment tools. These tools provide advanced surveillance capabilities to assess and respond to attempts of piracy/boarding. The SSM system components include: computer-based Hull Perimeter Lighting actuation, digital networked real-time and recorded video, Intrusion Detection System, and Audible Warning System.

Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va. (30 percent); Charleston, S.C. (20 percent); Violet, La. (10 percent); San Diego, Calif. (10 percent); Philadelphia, Pa. (5 percent); Boston, Mass. (5 percent); Mobile, Ala. (5 percent); Portland, Ore. (5 percent); Jacksonville, Fla. (5 percent); other activities (5 percent); and is expected to be complete by December 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $49,900,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised via the Internet, with 10 offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity. (N00164-06-D-4421)