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Argon ST awarded contracts for ISR support

FAIRFAX, Va., July 2 (UPI) -- Argon ST has been contracted to provide maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance upgrade services in support of the U.S. littoral battle-space.

U.S. company Argon ST announced it has received approximately $29.8 million in contracts from undisclosed defense and intelligence customers. The company says as part of the contracts it will supply intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance upgrades for maritime applications.

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The maritime ISR work is expected to support the U.S. littoral battle space with multipurpose, modular, upgradable platforms.

"We are proud of this award as it is a vote of confidence for both the personnel involved as well as the technology we have designed and are deploying," Kerry Rowe, Argon ST president and chief operating officer, said in a statement.

"Argon's commitment to lighthouse and commercial off-the-shelf technology-based design is directly in line with future military platforms. It is a cost-efficient and very effective way to design, from the outset, systems that need to keep pace with the ever-advancing threat ISR technologies."

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