Lafayette Group, SAIC nab contracts to advance interoperable comms

The Lafayette Group and SAIC have both won Navy contracts to help advance interoperable communications for governments of all kinds.

Lafayette Group’s contract is worth $92.7 million, and SAIC’s contract is worth $83.8 million.

Under the contracts, the two companies will provide technical assistance and research and development for the advancement of interoperable communications to federal, state, local, tribal and non-governmental entities, the Defense Department said in a release.

The two companies will also support general C4ISR and intelligence efforts.

Work will be performed in Vienna, Va., and McLean, Va., and is expected to be completed March 2019.

According to the Defense Department, the two companies were the only bidders.

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