Teledyne Benthos announced today that it has received a major contract from the US Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO).

The five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a total potential value of $6m. This contract provides NAVO with ready access to many of the industry leading oceanographic products available from Teledyne Benthos.

The award scope includes core acoustic systems such as acoustic releases, deck boxes and undersea telemetry/positioning systems. Teledyne Benthos is also pleased to support NAVO and represent its sister company, Teledyne RDI, with the provision of acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCPs) through this contract.

"We are pleased to continue our strong relationship with NAVO and look forward to providing field proven products and exceptional customer service for the next five years," said Debbie King, product line manager for acoustic and communication systems at Teledyne.