BAE supporting U.S. Army C4ISR

Jan. 8, 2013 at 1:33 PM

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for software and systems engineering services has been given to BAE Systems by the U.S. Army.

Under the multiple-awardee contract, BAE Systems will complete for task orders from the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command to provide life cycle maintenance and support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems operated by the Command's Software Engineering Center.

It's estimated that the cumulative value of the task orders will be about $7 billion.

"Our team offers C4ISR domain expertise and the global footprint necessary to execute CECOM's software and systems sustainment mission," said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security sector.

"From evaluating software capabilities for enterprise cloud computing systems, to integrating mobile cyber-security solutions for tactical battlefield communications, we are committed to supporting the daily mission of U.S. Army CECOM."

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