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BAE Wins US Navy Radio Contract (Oct. 31)

BAE Systems has been awarded a one-year $17.4 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical support services for radio communications systems for multiple classes of ships. The total value of the contract could reach $54.5 million, if all options are exercised over three years. The contracting agency is the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston, S.C.

For more than 25 years, BAE Systems has been a leading contractor in the development and integration of radio communications systems for the Navy’s surface fleet. Under the contract, BAE Systems personnel based in Charleston S.C., will design, procure, integrate, test, deliver, and install radio communications systems and C4I systems at a variety of shipyards across the country. Included in this tasking are a variety of fleet assets including aircraft carriers, amphibious war ships, and military sealift command ships.

“This award expands our radio communications systems work in support of the Navy,” said Bob Murphy, president, BAE Systems Technology Solutions. “We look forward to continuing our solid relationship with SSCC, Charleston, and to designing these systems with the most recent technology the Navy has to offer.”

BAE Systems has major operations across five continents and customers in some 130 countries. The company has more than 90,000 people and generates annual sales of approximately £12 billion through its wholly owned and joint-venture operations.

BAE Systems North America is a high-technology U.S. company employing more than 25,000 people who live and work in some 30 states, the District of Columbia, and the United Kingdom. The company is dedicated to solving its customers, needs with highly innovative and leading edge solutions across the defense electronics, systems, information technology, and services arenas.

BAE Wins $17.4M for Navy Radio Communications