Military Embedded Systems

GPS contract for NIWC awarded to Booz Allen


January 27, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy's Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC Pacific), in partnership with the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton a $178 million contract to provide technical engineering services toward the modernization of advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) systems.

The NIWC Pacific Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Division is the Navy’s principal research and development center for navigation sensors and systems. SMC focuses on developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems.

By executing this contract, Booz Allen will continue to serve as a mission partner for NIWC Pacific and SMC on the endeavor of modernizing PNT systems for U.S. and Allied warfighters.

In order to execute this complex scope of work, Booz Allen will provide a range of essential services, including system definition, requirements synchronization, capability improvement, cybersecurity engineering, platform integration and testing, and acquisition program management.



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