MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth as much as $52 million to provide essential maintenance and testing support for various air traffic control and landing systems. These systems provide Navy pilots with electronic guidance to help them land safely on the ground and at sea, in all weather conditions.
Under the new contract, which is a continuation of work that BAE Systems has been performing for decades, the company will test, evaluate, and certify Navy aircraft landing systems and subsystems. The company will also provide the engineering and technical expertise to overhaul and restore the Navy’s systems and equipment.
“For more than 40 years, our team of engineering professionals have ensured the reliability of the Navy’s flight systems to enhance the safety of its pilots,” said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector.
The contract work will continue to be performed primarily at Navy facilities in St. Inigoes, Maryland.
BAE Systems provides a broad range of solutions and services, including intelligence analysis, cyber operations, IT, systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance to enable the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage, and defeat threats. The company takes pride in supporting critical national security missions that protect the nation and those who serve.