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Replace Existing Systems


To upgrade the existing Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) and Electronic Support Measures (ESM) system in Victoria Class submarines to provide signals intelligence and early warning of threat emitters to the submerged submarine.


The project will optimize Victoria Class submarines’ existing systems and sub-systems until end-of-life. This will include removal of the Seasearch II and replace it with a modern system. The project will provide time-critical, tactically relevant warning of threat emissions by early detection and classification that will contribute to early Indications and Warning of surface vessels. The project will also provide interception, identification, platform correlation, analysis and direction finding of electronic emissions so as to provide the maximum effectiveness in ELINT/ESM surveillance. The project solution will be integrated into a single operator workstation.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $20 million to $49 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2019
    • Options Analysis
  • 2021
    • Definition Approval
  • 2022
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2023
    • Contract Award
  • 2025
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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