BAE Systems to support electronics design, development, testing, certification for Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division

MCLEAN, Va. U.S. Navy officials sought an industry partner to help design and develop a variety of vital communications and electronics equipment in support of the Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). BAE Systems in McLean, Virginia, won a 22-month, $76 million contract to support the rapid design, development, fabrication, customization, and life-cycle maintenance of both new and existing communications and electronics platforms.

Sep 5th, 2017
BAE Systems to support electronics design, development, testing, certification for Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division
BAE Systems to support electronics design, development, testing, certification for Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division

MCLEAN, Va. U.S. Navy officials sought an industry partner to help design and develop a variety of vital communications and electronics equipment in support of the Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). BAE Systems in McLean, Virginia, won a 22-month, $76 million contract to support the rapid design and development, fabrication, customization, and life-cycle maintenance of both new and existing communications and electronics platforms.

Under a new $76 million U.S. Navy contract, BAE Systems will support the design and development of various communications and electronics. (Photo: U.S. Navy)

BAE Systems will also support the testing, evaluation, installation, integration, and certification of mission equipment and systems for NAWCAD’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division. This equipment, by NAWCAD, enables secure communications and is widely used by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, Joint Special Operations Forces, and other U.S. Department of Defense and federal government agencies.

“We perform expert, integrated engineering and sustainment support services that meet the development demands of the Navy,” says Mark Keeler, acting president of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector.

Work on this contract will be performed at customer and company facilities in St. Inigoes, Maryland; Chesapeake, Virginia; and Fayetteville, North Carolina.

BAE Systems delivers a broad range of solutions and services, including intelligence analysis, cyber operations, IT, systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance to enable militaries and governments to recognize, manage, and defeat threats. The company takes pride in supporting critical national security missions that protect the nation and those who serve.

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