BAE Systems has been awarded a $48 million contract by the US Air Force to operate Solid State Phased Array Radar Systems (SSPARS) at five major strategic radar stations.
BAE Systems will manage, operate, maintain and logistically support five SSPARS sites: Beale Air Force Base, California; Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts; Clear Air Force Station, Alaska; Thule Air Base, Greenland; and Royal Air Force Fylingdales, United Kingdom.
“BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Maryland, has been awarded a $48,487,511 modification (P00562) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA2517-06-C-8001. Contractor will manage, operate, maintain and logistically support the Solid State Phased Array Radar Systems,” the US Department of Defense said in a press release Wednesday.
Work is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2018.
The SSPARS is a ground-based radar system that provides U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Neb., with warning and attack-assessment information on all intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) launched throughout the world that might be headed for U.S. territory.
The system also helps warn USSTRATCOM and NATO authorities of submarine- and sea-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) attacks and provides data to help evaluate the severity of ballistic missile attacks.
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