U.S. Navy contracts BAE to enhance flight safety systems

The work will be performed to enhance a variety of distributed systems that provide network capabilities, communications, command and control, intelligence, and non-tactical data management.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. - The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a prime contractor position on a new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to enhance maritime operations and flight safety systems aboard new construction aircraft carriers and large deck amphibious ships, to include refueling and complex overhaul ships.

BAE Systems was one of three contractors awarded the opportunity to bid on future integration, engineering, assembly, testing, and installation focused task orders awarded throughout an eight-year ordering period. The work will be performed to enhance a variety of distributed systems that provide network capabilities, communications, command and control, intelligence, and non-tactical data management.

A majority of the work awarded will take place near the U.S. Navy’s Test and Integration Facility Complex, alternatively known as the C4I-System Innovation Facility, located at Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic in Charleston, SC. Additional work is slated for shipyards in Pascagoula, MS; Newport News, VA; and Norfolk, VA.

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