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BAE Wins $63.3 M Contract For C4I Support (Jan. 14)



ROCKVILLE, Md.---BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Patuxent River in St. Inigoes, Maryland.

Under the exterior communications engineering and technical support contract, valued at $63.3 million if all options are exercised, BAE Systems Applied Technologies will provide engineering and technical support services to the Special Communications Requirements Division (SCRD).

BAE Systems will provide design, development, integration, test and evaluation, installation, fielding, certification, maintenance, and logistic support for sophisticated communications-electronics for mission functions in command, control, communications, computer, and intelligence (C4I).

Systems will include shipboard communications (interior, exterior, and radio), airborne communications, and shore-based (fixed, transportable, and ground mobile). The work will be in support of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, Joint Forces, and national agencies. BAE Systems will provide personnel, services, facilities, materials, and data to support SCRD's initiatives.

The work will be performed by personnel from BAE Systems Applied Technologies offices in California, Maryland, and Chesapeake, Virginia. Other members of the team include AMTI, Blackhawk Management, C-CUBED Corporation, Special Communications and Construction Enterprises, and Systems Integration and Management.

The team also includes three academic partners: the University of Maryland's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech Research Lab's Communications and Networking lab, and Old Dominion University's Technical Applications Center.

"This award continues our strong and long-established partnership with SCRD in meeting the unique communications requirements of the Department of Defense and other Government agencies,'' said Bruce Hamilton, President, BAE Systems Applied Technologies. "We're proud to continue providing quality services to NAWCAD during the life of this important contract."

BAE Systems employs some 100,000 people and has annual sales of around $18 billion. The company offers a global capability in air, sea, land and space with a world-class prime contracting ability supported by a range of key skills.

BAE Systems designs and manufactures military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, space systems, radar, avionics, communications, electronics, guided weapon systems and a range of other defense products.

BAE Systems North America, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, employs 22,000 people in the design, development, integration, manufacture and support of a wide range of advanced aerospace products and intelligent electronic systems for government and commercial customers.

The local Southern Maryland BAE Systems business unit is Electronic Systems, with headquarters in California, Maryland, and field offices in Chesapeake, Virginia; Charleston, South Carolina; and San Diego, California. Its major operations are registered to the requirements of international quality standard ISO 9001.

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BAE Systems Awarded $63.3 Million Contract For C4I Engineering And Technical Support