BAE Systems has been awarded a $104.8 million contract from the United States Navy.

The firm advise that the contract will provide engineering and technical services to support production, lifetime support engineering and in-service engineering for the radio communication system/command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems aboard US Navy surface combatants and at associated shore sites.

“The shipboard efforts are focused primarily on U.S. Coast Guard 47-ft. Patrol Boat and U.S. Navy Destroyer Guided Missile 51 Class AEGIS ships but will be applied to all U.S. Navy ships, to include U.S. Coast Guard ships, subsurface vessels and non-combatants in support of the Ship and Air Integration Warfare Division, Naval Air Warfare Center Webster Outlying Field.

Work will be performed in San Diego, California (30%); Patuxent River, Maryland (30%); Norfolk, Virginia (25%); Mayport, Florida (7%); St. Inigoes, Maryland (5%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (3%), and is expected to be completed in April 2025.

No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposal; one offer was received.”

C5ISR stands for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance.

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1 year ago

I think our carriers look elegant, but from head on with the huge overhanging flight deck the US carriers look awsome. I always think of a carrier looking like that when anyone ever says, “our enemies will think twice when then see our carriers coming towards them.”