SyQwest Inc. Announces U.S. Navy Contract for Next Generation Gertrude (NGG) Underwater Communication Device

Published 07/06/2023

Cranston, Rhode Island. July 6, 2023 – SyQwest Inc., a leading supplier of tactical solutions for US Navy surface ship and submarine sonar systems and components, announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded it a five-year ID/IQ contract in the amount of $16.6 M.

Under the contract, SyQwest Inc will manufacture, and test the NGG which is a replacement for the Navy’s AN/WQC-2A Underwater Communication system. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Keyport, Washington, is the contracting agency.

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) is the Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and offensive and defensive weapons systems associated with undersea warfare.