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Engility Holdings to support EW modernization

Engility Holdings has announced receipt of a $40 million contract to provide technology support for modification of electronic warfare systems.
By Richard Tomkins   |   April 17, 2014 at 4:33 AM   |   Comments

CHANTILLY, Va., April 17 (UPI) -- Modification of electronic warfare weapons systems for U.S. Navy and Australian military aircraft is to receive technology support from Engility Holdings Inc.

Engility said the support contract, a re-compete win for the company, is for systems on several aircraft and was issued by the U.S. Naval Warfare Center, Weapons Division. It’s a five-year single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a value of $40 million.

“We are honored to continue our work supporting the U.S. Navy and the electronics warfare weapons system contract,” said Engility President and Chief Executive Officer Tony Smeraglinolo. “The highly-skilled Engility team working on this program has done an outstanding job and I know they are very proud to support our Navy customer.”

Aircraft that will receive the EW modifications are the EA-6B, EA-18G, MH-60R, BAMS and P-8A.

Engility said the contract also covers support for unmanned air systems, flight simulators and training systems and advanced electronic attack derivatives and initiatives.

Support services include systems engineering, in-service hardware and software engineering, intelligence data analysis, test and evaluation, EW data and systems development, threat analysis, threat defeat and mission planning, the company said.

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