BAE Systems makes splash with potential $478M Navy contract
Arlington contractor to support U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs
Arlington-based defense contractor BAE Systems Inc. has won a U.S. Navy contract worth up to $478 million if all options are exercised, the company announced Oct. 27.
Under the five-year Systems Engineering and Integration Support Services contract, BAE Systems will continue supporting the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office. The SSP oversees the Strategic Weapons System and Attack Weapons System on-board U.S. Ohio and U.K Vanguard class submarines, as well as on future U.S. Columbia and U.K Dreadnought class submarines.
“We are proud to continue providing full system-level lifecycle capabilities to SSP that will help advance their digital engineering strategy to ensure the readiness of the Navy’s strategic missions,” Lisa Hand, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions, said in a statement.
BAE Systems has more than 89,600 employees in more than 40 countries.