BAE Systems wins US Navy communication systems deals

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The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a USD 212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems.

The company will design, acquire, integrate, and test radio systems for newly constructed Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG) and other U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships.

Additionally, the company was awarded a separate USD 104.7 million contract by NAWCAD to provide engineering and technical services to support production, lifetime-support, and in-service engineering for the radio communications C5ISR systems aboard U.S. Navy surface combatants and at associated shore sites. The work will be focused primarily on the CG 47 Class and DDG 51 Class AEGIS ships.

“Maintaining reliable lines of communication and situational awareness for those at the forefront of national security is a mission-critical priority for BAE Systems and our customers,” said Mark Keeler, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Integrated Defense Solutions business.

BAE Systems has had a strong partnership with the U.S. Navy spanning for over 45 years.

The company provides large-scale systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services across air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains.

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