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BAE SYSTEMS Receives $85 Million U.S. Navy Contract For Above Water Sensors Support

05 Apr 2004

BAE Systems has been awarded an $85 million U.S. Navy contract to provide technical, program and financial management, and administrative support for the Navys in-service radars and next generation surface ship radar systems. BAE Systems was the sole recipient of the five-year award, which includes one base year and four option years.

Under the contract, issued by the Navys Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., BAE Systems Technology Solutions will perform a full range of professional support services across all radar programs within the Integrated Warfare Systems Above Water Sensors program office including program management, engineering, logistics, and financial management. The programs are in various stages of the acquisition process and the scope of BAE Systems support encompasses all phases of the acquisition life cycle/defence acquisition management framework. The company will be responsible for supporting all radars systems used in todays surface navy and those planned for future surface ships such as DD(X).

Work will be performed by personnel of BAE Systems Technology Solutions at its offices in Washington and will be completed by February 2009.

This contract award represents a considerable expansion of the support services BAE Systems has been providing to the Above Water Sensors Program and illustrates the U.S. Navys confidence in our experience to provide the highest level of technical excellence on these significant programs, said Bob Murphy, president, BAE Systems Technology Solutions.


BAE Systems is an international company engaged in the development, delivery, and support of advanced defence and aerospace systems in the air, on land, at sea, and in space. The company designs, manufactures, and supports military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, radar, avionics, communications, electronics, and guided weapon systems. It is a pioneer in technology with a heritage stretching back hundreds of years. It is at the forefront of innovation, working to develop the next generation of intelligent defence systems.

BAE Systems has major operations across five continents and customers in some 130 countries. The company employs 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 defence electronics, systems, information technology, and services arenas.

BAE Systems Technology Solutions provides a full-spectrum of systems engineering, technical services, and ordnance systems to its customers in disciplines essential for successful systems development, operating, and maintenance. Its full life-cycle systems capabilities include system design, integration and test; software development, engineering, and maintenance; and integrated logistics support.

BAE Systems, innovating for a safer world.

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