The company’s mission systems and sensors unit will provide the branch two photonics masts for nuclear, ship, ballistic and other types of submarines.
Submarines will use the systems in different weather conditions for visual and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning and platform architecture interface.
Los Angeles, Seawolf, Ohio and Virginia-class submarines will receive the systems and the company could potentially provide the systems for Trident-class submarines as well.
The Pentagon expects the work to finish by June 2014, with 80 percent of work occurring in Northampton, Mass. and the rest in Manassas, Va.
Lockheed is also working with the Navy to develop a new five-satellite constellation and recently tested a Mobile User Objective System satellite in extreme temperatures.