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SyQwest lands defense contract


WARWICK – SyQwest Inc., supplier of high-resolution sonar and acoustic systems for sea floor exploration, landed Jan. 26 its fourth defense contract in two years.

“It’s nice to know business can still thrive in the Rhode Island area,” said Andrew Tarini, sales and marketing for SyQwest in an email.

SyQwest was awarded a contract to produce “a maximum quantity” of 1142 DT-276A submarine hydrophones by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency in Richmond, Va.

We are pleased to have won this contract and to be able to continue our strategic growth into the U.S. Navy undersea warfare and sonar market,” said Robert Tarini, CEO of SyQwest. “Our winning approach will continue to be to provide the highest possible quality sonar product at the lowest possible price to our government customers.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


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