BAE Systems to Provide Software for US Navy Sonar Systems

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Naval Undersea Warfare Ctrin Newport, RI(click to view larger) BAE Systems received a $21 million contract from the US Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) to develop, maintain, and test software for sonar and other operational systems on ships and submarines and provide IT support for Web-based documentation and data storage. The 5-year contract, which runs through 2014, was awarded competitively under the US Navy’s Seaport-e contract (N00178-04-D-4018) vehicle. Seaport-e is a $5.3 billion multiple-award umbrella contract that enables the US Navy to use an integrated approach to contracting for support services. The NUWC is a shore command of the US Navy within the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Center Enterprise… The NUWC is the Navy’s research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) engineering, and Fleet support center for submarine warfare systems and other systems associated with the undersea warfare. The facility employs more than 4,400 civilian and military personnel, with budgets of over US$1 billion. Work will be performed at BAE Systems facilities in Groton, CT; and Middletown, RI; and onsite at NUWC headquarters in Newport, RI. About 140 BAE Systems employees are based at these locations.

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