ThayerMahan was awarded a 19.3 million dollars A contract by the federal Department of Defense to continue its work on developing specialized autonomous maritime sensor technology to maintain submarine and sea superiority for the US Navy and US Marine Corps.
The agreement allows ThayerMahan, which holds several marine technology patents, to support its cutting-edge work in specialized long-term autonomous platforms, sensors, autonomous behavior, signal processors, artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, and improved endurance.
When announcing the contract, US Rep. Joe CourtneyD-KTMember of the House Subcommittee on Naval Power and Designated Forceshighlighted ThayerMahan’s role at the forefront of this vital defense technology.
“This federal contract will help strengthen the Navy and Marine Corps’ underwater eyes and ears through advanced and innovative autonomous maritime systems that will be critical in the 21st century,” Courtney said. “There’s no doubt that ThayerMahan is a leader in this work, and my office and I have been advocating for it for a long time.” Groton– based company to receive such federal contracts. Congratulations to ThayerMahan and your skilled staff who lead the design, engineering and operation of this important technology.
The three-year contract will be overseen by the Office of Naval Research.
“We are grateful for the continued support and trust of the Office of Naval Research as we help develop much-needed underwater surveillance capabilities to maintain our undersea superiority,” he said. Chairman and CEO of ThayerMahan Mike Connor. “We are also grateful for the important role of the Congressman Joe Courtney and its employees. They are a big reason Southeastern Connecticut is the epicenter of underwater innovation,”
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