Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a new $38 million contract to upgrade the High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Protection of Ballistic Missile Early Warnings Systems supporting the U.S. Air Force at Thule Air Base in Greenland. This 5-year contract was competitively bid and awarded under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Resilient Power and Mechanical Systems Basic Ordering Agreement.
Serco will enhance and modernize the radar's HEMP protection via a design-build-install-test approach supporting U.S. Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Strategic Command.
Serco has been performing HEMP radar upgrades for U.S. Air Force Space Command including work at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska ; Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota ; Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts ; and Royal Air Force Flyingdales, United Kingdom .
"I am proud of our C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and Base Modernization service teams for winning this new contract as we grow our business in the defense market sector," said Dan Allen , Chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. "Our team has been supporting HEMP radar upgrades, and we look forward to continue delivering our services at the Thule Air Base in Greenland ."
Source: Serco Inc.
Date: Jun 17, 2016