BAE Systems’ Experts Continue Missile Defense Research for U.S. Army

  BAE Systems’ Experts Continue Missile Defense Research for U.S. Army

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FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- May 23, 2013

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command has awarded BAE Systems an $85
million, two-year contract extension to continue its support of the agency’s
Future Warfare Center. The company will provide research, engineering, and
technical services for developing and understanding missile defense methods
and technologies. The work will be performed under the Concepts and Operations
for Space and Missile Defense Integration Capabilities (COSMIC) contract.

BAE Systems will provide research, engineering, and technical services for
developing and understand ...

BAE Systems will provide research, engineering, and technical services for
developing and understanding missile defense methods and technologies. (Photo:
BAE Systems)

"This award continues a long-standing relationship with the Space and Missile
Defense Command," said Tom White, senior director of Mission Support Solutions
at BAE Systems. “The support we provide to the Future Warfare Center helps
accelerate the development and fielding of Space and Missile Defense
capabilities and forces.”

The company has provided engineering and technical services under COSMIC since
2006, including the development and integration of electronic systems for
surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The work is performed in Huntsville,
Alabama and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

BAE Systems provides a full range of engineering and technical services for
customers around the world. The company also extends the life and readiness of
electronics and communications systems, as well as land, maritime, aerospace
and avionics platforms.

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Contact:

BAE Systems
Celise Vaughn
Office: 850-664-6070 ext. 6687
Mobile: 850-217-5014
celise.vaughn@baesystems.com
or
Neil Franz
Office: 703-312-6153
Mobile: 240-687-0127
neil.franz@baesystems.com
www.baesystems.com
 
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