URS Corporation (NYSE:URS) today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, Indiana to support U.S. Marine Corps aviation Command, Control, Communications,
Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The contract, which has a one-year base term and a one-year option period, has a maximum value of $42.9 million over the full two years.
Under the terms of the contract, URS will provide acquisition, engineering and program management services for new systems and the sustainment of legacy systems used by the Marine Air Command and Control Systems (MACCS) community. Examples of new acquisitions include programs such as the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S). URS will also sustain legacy systems with technical and engineering services for such systems as the Air Defense Communications Platform (ADCP) and the Communications Data Link System (CDLS). The majority of the work will be performed at NSWC Crane and at URS' nearby facilities.
Commenting on the contract, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal Services for URS, said: "We are honored by this contract award which allows us to expand our relationship with both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. We look forward to supporting the readiness of their valuable C4ISR assets."