BAE Systems has been awarded two contracts worth $107 million by the USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide a variety of support services for the FAA’s surveillance systems acquisition program.
BAE Systems received a $67 million contract to provide systems engineering and implementation support services and a $40 million contract to provide management and financial support services to the FAA.
Under the systems engineering and implementation support services contract, BAE Systems will provide technical, engineering, analytical and planning support throughout the life cycle of both terminal and en-route primary and secondary radars. Services will begin during concept analysis and continue through system development, production, implementation and operational in-service phases.
Under the management and financial support services contract, BAE Systems will provide or support investment analysis, hardware and software development, acquisition, implementation and in-service activities. In particular, BAE Systems will furnish program management and financial management functions during the life cycle of both terminal and en-route primary and secondary radars.
‘The awards of these contracts illustrates our commitment to the FAA and their confidence in BAE Systems to provide high quality support services for the management of radar systems throughout the entire life cycle,’ said Bob Murphy, president, BAE Systems Technology Solutions Sector.