The US Navy recently awarded Spectro Scientific a $9.6 million contract to provide fluid analysis equipment and support.
Under the contract with the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Spectro will manufacture, test and deliver up to 69 model M-N/W SpectrOil RDE spectrometers to replace and upgrade the Navy and Marine Corp’s oil analysis programs.
Technical data, logistics support documents, initial consumables, and maintenance kits/parts will be included.
Announcing the contract, the company added that the Office of Naval Research named Spectro personnel as finalists for proposing a portable fluid analysis system in a concept challenge competition aimed at developing innovative ideas to support the Navy and Marine Corps of the future.
Separately, in recognition of Spectro’s response to a call from Chief of Naval Research (CNR) Rear Admiral David J. Hahn for innovative ideas on how to keep naval ships, aircraft and personnel at peak readiness, Spectro Vice President of Government Programs Robert Yurko and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Patrick Henning were named finalists for their work in the “Enhancement of a Portable Comprehensive Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) Tool for Aviation Fluid Analysis.”