BAE Systems selected for US Navy comms
BAE Systems has announced that it has been selected to provide a range of communications and electronics services as part of a US Navy, multiple-award contract worth as much as $698 million. The contract will see BAE Systems will bid against one other prime contractor for a series of task orders over the next five years, if all options are exercised.
BAE Systems will support the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre (SCC) Atlantic with services to ensure effective communications and electronics networks for vehicles used by the Navy, Marine Corps and other joint forces. These services will include designing and engineering, prototyping and testing, and systems and software integration – critical and complex tasks prior to the installation of the networks. The company will also help to maintain the networks and other equipment once the vehicles are in use.
According to the company, the work will be conducted primarily at BAE Systems’ facility in North Charleston, S.C. and at government locations.
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