Long Wave Secures $84 Million Navy Contract for Very Low Frequency (VLF) and Low Frequency (LF) Antenna Program Support

September 18, 2023

Oklahoma City – Long Wave, Inc. (“Long Wave”) is pleased to announce that Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) has awarded a sole source contract to Long Wave, Inc., of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Long Wave willprovide extensive engineering analysis in support of development, testing and implementation related to the ashore Fixed Submarine Broadcast System (FSBS) architecture. FSBS Antennas is a Program of Record (PoR) that supports the Very Low Frequency (VLF) and Low Frequency (LF) Antennas, located at 10 sites worldwide, used for one-way communications to U.S. submarines operating below periscope depth. This contract is a Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract with a 3-year base and a 2-year option period with a maximum potential value of $84 million.  

Mike Julch, Long Wave’s Director of Strategic Operations states, “Our team is excited about the opportunity to support NIWC Pacific and the capabilities they bring to the Navy’s submarine force. It is really impressive when you think about the nearly half century of VLF and LF experience and expertise our employees and teammates bring to this contract. We look forward to the challenges ahead and know we have a reliable and dependable team to make it happen. “

Long Wave, an Oklahoma City-headquartered federal government focused engineering and services company, specializes in engineering, tower and antenna installation and maintenance, software development, hardware installation, facility operations, simulation and training as well as program management services.

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