BAE Systems to Support Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division

A visitor at the NAWCWD Archive Center in Point Mugu, California, checks out a display in the Electronic Warfare Room on Sept. 25. Image: Kimberly Brown/U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a prime position on a 5-year, $34.9 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide life cycle sustainment and technical support for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division.

Under the contract, which was awarded through the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Contracting Office, BAE will support and sustain variety of systems embedded within vehicles, watercraft and specialized communications platforms in the NAWCWD inventory.

The company’s efforts will include maintaining and upgrading command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, integrated and networked to improve the situational awareness of military operators and decision-makers.

Work on this program will be performed in forward deployed mission locations including Central Command and Africa Command Areas of Responsibility.

“For more than 40 years, BAE Systems has been the contractor of choice for life cycle sustainment and technical support for NAWCAD’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division,” said Mark Keeler, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Integrated Defense Solutions business. “As a leading systems integrator, we understand the need for quick reaction field support to ensure our military customers are mission ready and maintain a tactical edge.”

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