BAE Systems won a readiness and sustainment deal to work with the U.S. Navy’s Standard Missile (SM) program.
The contract has a value of $60 million.
BAE will look to provide proper launching and communications for missiles fired from Navy ships. The firm will focus on systems and software engineering, systems integration, testing, and computer-aided design.
“This contract continues our long history of performance as a leading systems integrator for the Navy, ” said Steve Metz, vice president of Maritime Programs at BAE Systems. “This work is vital to ships around the world equipped with Standard Missiles. It is of particular interest to our allied nations wishing to maintain Anti-Air Warfare Capability on existing platforms.”