SYS Awarded $29.7 Million Contract by NavyMarch 7, 2008
The agreement expands the technical support provided by the company to the Human System Integration Initiative being conducted at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston.
SAN DIEGO /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- SYS Technologies Inc. (SYS), a leading provider of information connectivity solutions that enable situational awareness and real-time collaboration, announced that it has been awarded a five-year (one base year, four option years) prime contract valued at approximately $29.7 million if all options are exercised to provide technical support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston (SSC Charleston). This award was received concurrent with an initial $522,000 task order under this new vehicle.
SYS, who recently entered into a merger agreement with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., will provide technical support services to SSC Charleston, encompassing analysis, design, and assessment for the Human System Integration (HSI), Human Capital Management (HCM), Knowledge Management, and Naval Personnel Integration initiatives. The award gives SYS the opportunity to both continue to support and to help broaden SSC Charleston's leadership in the development of HSI Enterprise Architecture, which governs the Navy's approach to HSI and HSI's role within HCM. Additionally, SYS will provide support for initiatives associated with manpower, personnel, training, and education for new acquisitions and modernization efforts targeting specific Navy warfare enterprises.
"This award is a credit to our employees, whose talents have supported SSC Charleston's advancement of the Navy's HSI and learning and performance objectives in support of the Naval Enterprise," said Cliff Cooke, President and Chief Executive Officer of SYS. "We, along with our industry partners, are proud to be given the opportunity to continue to innovate with the Navy in this increasingly important field."
SYS Technologies Inc., is a leading provider of information connectivity solutions that capture, analyze, and present real-time information to its customers in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and other government agencies and to commercial companies. Using interoperable communications software, sensors, digital video broadcast and surveillance technologies, wireless networks, network management, decision-support tools, and net-centric technologies, SYS technical experts enhance complex decision making. The company also provides solution lifecycle support with program, financial, test and logistical services, and training. Founded in 1966, SYS is headquartered in San Diego and has principal offices in California and Virginia.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. provides mission-critical engineering, IT services, and warfighter solutions for the federal government and for state and local agencies. Principal services include C5ISR, weapon systems lifecycle support, military weapon range and technical services, network engineering services, advanced IT services, security and surveillance systems, and critical infrastructure design and integration. The company is headquartered in San Diego, with resources throughout the U.S. and in key strategic military locations.
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