BAE Systems to support U.S. Air Force nuclear treaty monitoring under $20 million contract

MELBOURNE, Fla., 4 Nov. 2009. BAE Systems won a contract worth up to $20 million to support U.S. Air Force global monitoring for nuclear treaty compliance. The company will provide engineering, research, and program management services for the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) at Patrick Air Force Base.

MELBOURNE, Fla., 4 Nov. 2009. BAE Systems won a contract worth up to $20 million to support U.S. Air Force global monitoring for nuclear treaty compliance. The company will provide engineering, research, and program management services for the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) at Patrick Air Force Base.

The five-year contract will be managed from BAE Systems' new facility in Melbourne, Fla., which the company opened to accommodate its growing presence along the Space Coast.

The new contract includes an initial one-year award of $4 million, plus four option years.

Work will be performed on-site at the Air Force base. The company employs 80 people at the facility and expects to hire up to 40 network design engineers and installation technicians over the next year.

BAE Systems' Melbourne facility also supports the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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