BAE bags $6.7M digital interrogator contract
- By Zach Noble
- Apr 15, 2014
BAE Systems Information & Electronic Systems Integration Inc. has won a $6.7 million contract to provide 16 digital interrogators to the U.S. Navy and Japan.
The contract entails providing AN/UPX-41 (C) Digital Interrogators, hardware used for a variety of applications including identifying friend from foe, air traffic control operations and air defense, as well as Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe field change kits.
The contract combines a $5.4 million Navy purchase – including 14 digital interrogators and 33 field change kits – with a $1.3 million purchase by the government of Japan.
Work is expected to be completed in December 2015.
Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.
Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.
Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.
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