PRLog - Aug. 22, 2014 - WARWICK, R.I. -- Warwick, Rhode Island. July 31, 2014 – SyQwest Inc., a leading supplier of commercial and military sonar solutions, which specializes in high-resolution echo sounders and acoustic systems for precision seafloor exploration, announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded it a five year ID/IQ contract with a maximum value at completion of $5 Million US Dollars.
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Under the contract, SyQwest Inc will manufacture DT-513 hydrophones which are used on the US Navy fleet of submarines and surface ships. The DT-513 hydrophone is a wide band, omni-directional device with an integrated preamplifier used for making reference sound level measurements.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, R.I., is the contracting agency. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) is the Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and offensive and defensive weapons systems associated with undersea warfare.
Robert Tarini, CEO of SyQwest said, “We are pleased to have won this US Navy DT- 513 hydrophone contract and to be given once again the opportunity to continue to grow our portfolio of government products and designs that we manufacture and support.”
About SyQwest Inc.
Our dedicated staff of professionals strives to provide exceptional and innovative acoustic solutions to our global marketplace. Our engineering staff has over 150 years of combined experience in sonar, echo sounders and acoustic solutions. We have provided innovative product designs for applications in; marine hydrographic and marine geophysical surveying as well as military sonar markets worldwide. Our principal technologists have significant experience in the design, manufacturing and support of sophisticated acoustic instrumentation. Our products are of the highest quality and are "best of breed "in price and performance characteristics. Over the past ten years we have delivered over 3,000 sonar systems to satisfied customers worldwide. For more information about the company and its products, please visit the SyQwest Inc. home page at http://www.syqwestinc.com