Serco Inc. announced June 17 that the company has been awarded a $38 million contract to upgrade the High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Protection of Ballistic Missile Early Warnings Systems supporting the U.S. Air Force at Thule Air Base in Greenland. This five-year contract was awarded under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Resilient Power and Mechanical Systems Basic Ordering Agreement.
“I am proud of our C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and Base Modernization service teams for winning this new contract as we grow our business in the defense market sector,” Serco Inc. Chairman and CEO Dan Allen said. “Our team has been supporting HEMP radar upgrades, and we look forward to continue delivering our services at the Thule Air Base in Greenland.”
Serco will enhance and modernize the radar’s HEMP protection via a design-build-install-test approach supporting U.S. Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Strategic Command.
Serco has been performing HEMP radar upgrades for U.S. Air Force Space Command including work at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska; Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota; Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts; and Royal Air Force Flyingdales, United Kingdom.