Navy Taps BAE’s US Arm for $76M Comms, Electronics Devt Support Contract; Mark Keeler Comments

Mark Keeler

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential 22-month, $76 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy design, develop and field new and existing communications and electronic systems.

The contract also calls for the company to test, integrate, install, certify and maintain the communications platforms for the Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division, BAE said Tuesday.

BAE will perform work in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

Mark Keeler, acting president of intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems Inc., said the company works to meet the Navy’s development requirements through delivery of integrated engineering and sustainment support services.

NAWCAD designs mission comms equipment and related platforms to facilitate secure communications among U.S. service branches, Defense Department and other federal agencies.

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