NEW HARTFORD, N.Y., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- PAR Technology Corp. has announced that a U.S. Naval Radio Transmitter Facility in Puerto Rico is to receive support services from a company subsidiary.
The five-year, $5.2 million award to Rome Research Corp. is specifically for the facility's low frequency Fixed Submarine Broadcasting System, which provides strategic and tactical communications to U.S. and allied submarine forces in the Atlantic.
"We are pleased that the U.S. Navy has selected RRC as its contractor to furnish operations and maintenance services providing reliable, uninterrupted FSBS communications to the warfighter," said Steve Lynch, president of PAR's Government Operations unit. "We are committed to support the Navy with cost-effective solutions while delivering unsurpassed quality, value and customer satisfaction."
The facility is located in Aguada, Puerto Rico. It features an AN/FRT-95 series transmitter, a Top Hat Monopole 1,200-foot base insulated antenna, and associated hardware and equipment.
RRC's support services cover transmitter site operations and maintenance, antenna tower maintenance, facilities upkeep and grounds maintenance, PAR said.