Shipboard C4I services IDIQ contract awarded to SercoNews
August 02, 2019
HERNDON, Va. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced that the U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWARSYSCOM) has awarded Serco one of three contracts on a C4I Testing, Integration, and Installation (CTII) indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award effort. The contract has a five-year base ordering period plus one three-year optional ordering period, with a ceiling value of $608 million.
Under the new IDIQ contract, Serco will compete for task orders to deliver shipboard services to the Program Executive Office (PEO) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I), Carrier and Air Integration Program Office (PMW 750) at the Test and Integration Facility Complex in Charleston, S.C. and aboard ships primarily at Pascagoula, Miss.; Newport News, Va.; and Norfolk, Va. shipyards.
This contract supports various U.S. Navy shipbuilding programs that require integrated C4I capabilities to provide communications for maritime operations and flight safety. According to company officials, the integrated capabilities will provide a given command or ship an extension of the tactical horizon, and provide threat indications and warnings. These capabilities will also provide tactical threat analysis and the capability to target the indicated threat entities.
The contract provides shipboard C4I services for multiple platforms aboard new construction and overhaul of aircraft carriers and large deck amphibious ships including refuelling and complex overhaul ships. Tasks to be performed by Serco include systems and design engineering, configuration management, and platform C4I testing.