McMurdo said it was awarded a $3 million contract to supply as many as 16,000 FastFind 220 personal locator beacons.
The contract has a ceiling value of $8.2 million over five years, with about $1.6 million expected for 2016.
McMurdo signed a contract with Survitec Group, manufacturers and distributors for the marine, offshore, defense and aerospace survival technology industries.
The McMurdo center, which is in Steny Hoyer’s congressional district, showcases innovations and technology developments
The McMurdo Group said it unified its McMurdo, Kannad, Sarbe, Techno-Sciences and Boatracs brands into a unified McMurdo brand.
McMurdo opened what it says is the world’s first Emergency Readiness and Response Experience Center at its Washington, D.C., location.
Clipper Race sailor Andrew Taylor released a book detailing his rescue at sea using McMurdo’s AIS man-overboard technology.