WFI installs wireless combat control network on submarines
SAN DIEGO, 29 Sept. 2005. Wireless Facilities, Inc. (WFI) announced today it has been selected as a subcontractor to a large global defense firm for the engineering, installation, maintenance and technical support for various combat control and C4I (command, control, communications, computers and intelligence) systems installed on board U.S. Navy submarines.
SAN DIEGO, 29 Sept. 2005. Wireless Facilities, Inc. (WFI) announced today it has been selected as a subcontractor to a large global defense firm for the engineering, installation, maintenance and technical support for various combat control and C4I (command, control, communications, computers and intelligence) systems installed on board U.S. Navy submarines. The award has a potential value of $30 million over a five- year period.
Under the terms of this award, WFI will perform work under a subcontract in support of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Keyport, Wash., primarily aboard submarines located in Hawaii and Guam.
Technical services performed under this contract include developing installation packages in support of combat systems and C4I upgrades, installing the C4I system upgrades, conducting pre- and post-installation testing and equipment verification, and maintaining a NAVSEA-approved quality assurance program.
"It is a significant win for our government services division to have been selected as part of this team, further illustrating our growing reputation as a technical services leader in the government arena," said Eric DeMarco, president and CEO of WFI. "We take pride in being chosen for this important defense contract. With the significant security threats around the world, providing quality engineering services and systems installation support to our armed forces is an important mission for WFI."
Steven Roth, president of WFI Government Services, Inc., said, "Building on this strategic partnership with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center gives us the opportunity to provide advanced technology and expertise to our customer, and underscores our commitment to being a valued team member in the growing area of public safety and national defense."
WFI Government Services, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, with offices and project locations throughout the United States. Areas of expertise include technical resources consulting, logistics and RFID solutions, homeland security and public safety applications and communications technology services.
Headquartered in San Diego, WFI is an independent provider of systems engineering, network services and technical outsourcing for the world's largest wireless carriers, enterprise customers and for government agencies. The company provides the design, deployment, integration, and the overall management of wired and wireless networks which deliver voice and data communication, and which support advanced security systems. WFI has performed work in over 100 countries since its founding in 1994. For more information, see www.wfinet.com.