MCLEAN, Va. — BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a five-year $188.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Technical Representative organization with large-scale system engineering, integration and testing expertise for the Aegis weapons and combat systems aboard Navy surface ships, the company announced.
“BAE Systems personnel have worked side-by-side with Navy Sailors and civilians for nearly 40 years to strengthen and modernize the fleet of Aegis-equipped surface ships,” said Mark Keeler, vice president and general manager of BAE’s Integrated Defense Solutions business. “Our team brings a wealth of Aegis combat system expertise with the agility, innovation and technical acumen to ensure the U.S. Navy has the safe and effective combat capability it needs to meet mission objectives.”
As part of the Aegis Technical Representative Engineering Support Services contract, BAE will provide Navy acquisition managers with on-site leadership and systems engineering to validate Total Ship Combat design at Navy sites in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, Bath, Maine, and Pascagoula, Mississippi.
The company also will support systems engineering and test and evaluation personnel to provide fleet experience and operational insight. Additionally, the company will provide logistics, cybersecurity, production, acquisition and waterfront support required for upgrading and maintaining development of Aegis combat system capabilities and baselines across the entire life cycle.