by Stephen Carlson
Washington (UPI) Sep 5, 2017
BAE Systems has been awarded a $76 million 22-month contract for the design, fabrication and maintenance for electronic and communications systems for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, the company announced on Tuesday.
"We perform expert, integrated engineering and sustainment support services that meet the development demands of the Navy," acting president of BAE Systems Intelligence & Security sector Mark Keeler said in a press release.
BAE will also develop and install mission systems for NAWCAD's Special Communications Mission Solutions Division. The communications equipment to be deployed is secured and is used by NAWCAD, the U.S. Army, Air Force and many other commands and federal agencies.
NAWCAD is responsible for supporting research, testing, development and evaluation of all air vehicles and trainers for the Navy and Marine Corps.
NAWCAD manages test ranges, facilities, laboratories and aircraft necessary to support the Navy's acquisition programs. They are primarily located in Patuxent River, Md., Lakehurst, N.J. and Orlando, Fla., with many smaller facilities across the United States and elsewhere.
Washington (UPI) Sep 1, 2017
The U.S. Navy is issuing a $32.2 million contract to DRS Systems Inc. for the electric power distribution network of the Zumwalt-class destroyer. The work will go towards generators and power distribution nodes and is expected to be completed by September 2022. The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer is a surface warfare stealth ship still under development by the U.S. Navy. It has ... read more
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