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Ultralife awarded $10 million military contract

Ultralife Corporation said it has scored a $10 million contract for one of its radio-charging products.

The company, based at Silver Hill Technology Park in Newark, said it has received a “fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division for its Universal Vehicle Adapters in support of the Family of Special Operations Vehicles Ground Mobility Vehicle and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected platforms. Ultralife said the award is for five years, with the amounts and timing of deliveries based on program requirements.

The company has already received a $1.4 million order for 2019.

“Ultralife is a proven supplier of Universal Vehicle Adapters for handheld radios used by the U.S. Department of Defense,” said Michael Popielec, president and chief executive officer for Ultralife. “This most recent update of our UVA is designed to support both legacy and the latest two-channel handheld radios, providing flexibility of installation into multiple vehicle configurations while delivering high performance and reliability under the toughest of conditions. We look forward to participating in this multi-year program and continuing to offer technically advanced solutions to our government/defense customers while adding new products to our proven platforms for communications modernization.”

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division supports research, development, test, evaluation, engineering and fleet support of Navy and Marine Corps air vehicle systems and trainers. It also provides services to the Department of Defense, other federal agencies as well as non-federal customers.

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