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BAE SYSTEMS Awarded $58 Million U.S. Navy Contract

18 Apr 2005

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The U.S. Navys Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR), Charleston, S.C., has awarded BAE Systems a $58 million technical services contract, which could reach $314 million if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, BAE Systems will provide evaluations, surveys, design, procurement, integration, installation, testing, and sustainment of security and Anti-Terrorism-Force Protection (ATFP) systems at government facilities worldwide. The effort, which replaces an existing contract, includes associated engineering, technical, and logistics services, and will also allow for the design and installation of new and future ATFP systems.

Work will be provided by BAE Systems employees in government facilities worldwide, and is expected to be completed by March 2006. The contract includes four one-year options.

The award of this contract to BAE Systems provides a continuation of a long-standing relationship with our SPAWAR customer in Charleston, said Robert Murphy, president, BAE Systems Technology Solutions. We look forward to continuing our physical and electronic security, automation, and law enforcement support to SPAWAR and its sponsors on this contract.

BAE Systems has been providing engineering and technical support to SPAWAR Systems Center, Charleston and its predecessor organizations since the late 1960s. The company provided physical security and technical and engineering services to the Navys Remote Sensor Systems for Physical Security (RSSPS) program from the late 1960s through 1992, under a series of competitive contracts in support of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and what was then, Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Center (NEVELEX), Charleston. The NAVSEA contracts centered on research and development support and security analysis and planning. The NEVELEX, Charleston contracts focused on installation design and system installations and upgrades.

About BAE SYSTEMS

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, fighting vehicles, 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 has more than 90,000 people and generates annual sales of over 13 billion through its wholly-owned and joint venture operations.

BAE Systems North America is one of Americas foremost national security, aerospace and information systems companies. It is a leading provider of electronic and information-based systems and knowledge-based solutions that meet its customers mission effectiveness and operational safety needs. BAE Systems North America employs more than 30,000 people at sites across the United States and the United Kingdom and generates more than $5 billion in annual sales.

For further information, please contact:

Paula Sandin, BAE Systems
Tel: +1 301 738 4653 Cell: +1 301 233 1808 paula.sandin@baesystems.com



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