QinetiQ North America wins $206m SPAWAR contract

08 Oct 2008

The Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Centre San Diego has awarded the Systems Engineering Group of QinetiQ North America an eight-year, $206 million multiple-award, IDIQ (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) contract to provide life-cycle support services to its Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) programmes in Philadelphia.

The SPAWAR Systems Centre San Diego (SSC-SD) focuses on the acquisition and support of military-related C4ISR systems. Its procurement spans the full life-cycle spectrum, from concept development to end-of-life support of associated systems and equipment.

To support SSC-SD C4ISR Programmes Philadelphia, QinetiQ North America will offer logistics planning, post development assembly and test, worldwide system maintenance, development of user documentation and training courses, delivery of training to users and maintainers, 24/7 Help Desk support, installation and fielding of systems at user sites, and various other technical, operational and administrative support services as specified in the contract. All work will be performed in Philadelphia.

“We are honored to provide our C4ISR services and expertise to SSC-SD, this time as a prime contractor,” said Mark Tierney, Vice President, Systems Engineering and Integration Division. “This award demonstrates our capabilities and understanding of what it takes to execute life-cycle support processes to CMMI-level standards.”

NOTES TO EDITORS:

The Systems Engineering Group (SEG) of QinetiQ North America includes the legacy company businesses of Analex Corporation (Navy Technical Services), Apogen Technologies (Defense), ITS Corporation (Navy Technical Services), Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation, and Westar Aerospace & Defense Group, Inc. In addition to C4ISR support services, SEG provides high-value engineering, software solutions, logistics information management, flight training, and IT technical support to the U.S. Department of Defense, allied governments and select commercial customers. SEG supports its customers with the knowledge and expertise of more than 2,400 employees from 50-plus locations worldwide.

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