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BAE gets $60mn US Navy contract to support Standard Missile programme

A Standard Missile being fired from a warship. A Raytheon Photo

ROCKVILLE, US (BNS): British defence major BAE Systems has received a contract worth $60 million from the US Navy to provide support and services to the family of Standard Missile (SM) systems installed on naval ships.

Under the five-year contract, BAE will provide a range of services to establish and maintain the ship interfaces for the Standard Missile family and ensure the proper launching and communications for the missiles.

These services include systems and software engineering, systems integration, testing, and computer-aided design, the company said.

The contract includes a one-year term, plus four option years. If all of the options are exercised, the total value could reach approximately $60 million.

The work will be conducted at BAE’s facility in Rockville, Maryland, USA and at customer sites in Tucson, Arizona and around the world.

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