BAE Systems Wins Role on Services Contract Supporting US JIEDDOROCKVILLE, Md. - BAE Systems will provide a range of services to support the U.S. Department of Defense's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) as part of a new indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity support contract. The company will participate in bids for a series of task orders over the next five years. The total potential value is approximately $900 million for all companies involved.
BAE Systems and a team of subcontractors will offer services including research, analysis, training, operations support and the sustainment of information technology. These services will aid JIEDDO's efforts to counter terrorist and other organizations from using improvised explosive devices.
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"This contract is critical to protecting our uniformed men and women in harm's way," said Scott Black, vice president and general manager for Global Mission Solutions at BAE Systems Support Solutions. "We have a strong record of performance serving JIEDDO, and we're ready to continue to support its mission as needed."
The work will be conducted at offices in Northern Virginia and at a number of military sites overseas. The contract will extend BAE Systems ongoing support to JIEDDO, as the company has provided similar types of services and expertise to the agency since 2006.
BAE Systems Support Solutions, based in Rockville, Md., provides a range of services to meet needs in readiness and sustainment and operational support across the land, aviation, maritime and C4ISR domains, supporting the U.S. Department of Defense and federal agencies. Support Solutions is also a leading non-nuclear ship repair, modernization and conversion company, serving the U.S. Navy and other maritime customers.
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