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BAE Systems to Provide Engineering and Technical Services Under $16 Billion U.S. Army Contract

25 Aug 2010 | Ref. 186/2010

ROCKVILLE, Maryland -- BAE Systems has been approved to provide engineering and technical services to the U.S. Army and other federal customers under a $16.4 billion government-wide contract called Rapid Response - 3rd Generation (R2-3G). The company is eligible to bid on a range of task orders during the 10-year life of the contract. Services offered will include systems engineering and integration, research and development, studies and analysis, test and evaluation, and logistics support.

The selection of BAE Systems to compete for this work demonstrates how the company's customer support and service capabilities are effectively meeting the current and future requirements of the military.

"The R2-3G contract is a valuable tool for agencies with urgent needs for services," said Chuck Thomas, vice president and general manager of systems engineering solutions at BAE Systems. "We have a strong record of performance, and we provide a diverse set of capabilities, anywhere in the product life cycle and anywhere in the world."

R2-3G is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract awarded by the Army's Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command. The office specializes in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance support - known as C4ISR.

BAE Systems will provide R2-3G services at multiple government sites and manage the work at facilities in Monmouth, New Jersey; Huntsville, Alabama; and Aberdeen and Rockville, Maryland.

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems is a global defense, security and aerospace company with approximately 107,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. In 2009 BAE Systems reported sales of £22.4 billion (US $36.2 billion).

For further information, please contact

Neil Franz, BAE Systems
Tel: +1 301 838 6112 Mobile: +1 240 687 0127
neil.franz@baesystems.com



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