BAE Systems Applied Technologies, Rockville, Md., is being
awarded a $28,803,712 modification to a previously awarded
cost-plus-fixed-fee, term contract (N00421-01-C-0077) to
exercise an option for technical and engineering services to
support the development, procurement, integration, testing,
installation and certification of shipboard communication
systems; the development and integration of like systems at
shore sites associated with the deployment of, or fleet support
to, surface combatants; and the development, testing and
integration of mobile and airborne communication systems
designed to interface with the command, control, communication,
computers and intelligence (C4I) architecture of surface
combatants. The estimated level of effort for this option is
378,938 man-hours. Work will be performed in California, Md.
(80%); St. Inigoes, Md. (10%); Bath, Maine (5%); and Pascagoula,
Miss. (5%), and is expected to be completed in December 2007.
Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal
year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St.
Inigoes, Md., is the contracting activity.