BAE Systems and SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) have won positions on a potential $698 million U.S. Navy indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for integrated prototype systems and engineering support.
The Defense Department said BAE’s Rockville, Md.-based technology solutions and services subsidiary and SAIC will install the systems in tactical and strategic vehicles used for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence.
The companies will also provide life cycle support services for related programs, projects and systems.
Services include inspection, testing and evaluation.
BAE and SAIC won the spots through a full and open competitive procurement process, according to the Pentagon announcement.
The Pentagon expects initial work to finish by February 2013, although contract work could run through February 2017 if all options are exercised.
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston is the contracting activity and contract work will be performed in Charleston.