BAE Systems wins $65.7M Navy contract
Arlington contractor to work on air traffic control systems
The U.S. Navy awarded Arlington-based defense contractor BAE Systems Inc. (the U.S. subsidiary of United Kingdom-based BAE Systems plc), a $65.7 million contract to develop, produce, test, evaluate and update air traffic control systems for the branch, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday.
Under the contract, BAE Systems will also develop and support test beds, field change programs and supplies for the Navy’s air traffic control and landing systems division, according to the DOD.
The majority of the work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Maryland, with the remaining 40% to be conducted in Lexington Park, Maryland. The contract is expected to be completed by December 2025.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division received two bids for the contract.
BAE Systems employs approximately 35,100 people across the U.S., U.K., Sweden and Israel. The company generated $11.4 billion in sales last year. BAE Systems Inc. is an independent U.S. subsidiary of England-based BAE Systems plc, one of Europe’s top defense contractors.