Exelis receives $121.8M, five-year Navy contract to deliver systems engineering services

By: InnovatioNews Monday October 7, 2013 0 comments Tags: Colorado Springs, Exelis, Ken Hunzeker

Exelis logoCOLORADO SPRINGS - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced it has received a five-year, $121.8 million contract for end-to-end systems engineering support for Navy command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems.

The award was made by the Fleet Readiness Directorate of the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in San Diego.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee task order under the Navy's Seaport-enhanced indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract could run through September 2018, Exelis said.

The contract includes the base year plus two option years and two potential award periods. Services include communications and network support for maritime operations centers, network operations centers, satellite Earth terminals and globally deployed Navy vessels, the company said.

"We have a long and successful history of providing critical network and communications support to our customers around the world," said Ken Hunzeker, Exelis' president of its mission systems division. "This selection is a critical part of our work with the naval services and positions us to be able to provide this service to the Navy and Marine Corps globally."

Work on the program will be performed in the U.S., Japan, Bahrain and Italy.

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