Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to continue to provide installation support for Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) on U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard vessels. This contract has a one-year base period plus four one-year option periods, with a ceiling value of $51 million, if all option years are exercised.
Under the contract, Serco will be awarded task orders to perform installations, upgrades and modifications to the CIWS, a point-defense weapon for detecting and destroying low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated outer defenses. These systems are typically mounted shipboard in a naval capacity. Work on the contract is expected to be performed at varying locations and facilities including training sites, private and public shipyards, pier side, in dry dock, Continental United States (CONUS), internationally, and at Serco’s facility.
“Serco has been delivering ship modernization services under this program for the past eight years and we pride ourselves on bringing a rich history of experience in supporting the U.S. Navy with C5ISR solutions,” said Dave Dacquino, Serco Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We recognize the importance of supporting our joint warfighters under this program, and we are extremely pleased to continue advancing the United States military’s shipboard defense systems.”
Known for building and maintaining C5ISR systems for various branches of the Department of Defense, Serco delivers lifecycle sustainment engineering, systems integration, hardware procurement, software development, technical support, installation and testing, operations and maintenance solutions.