The US Navy has awarded a contract worth up to $233m to BAE Systems to provide information and operating systems integration and associated services at land-based facilities and on various platforms including ships, submarines and ground vehicles.

Under the contract that could stretch to eight-years, the company will provide engineering services, testing and installation of various C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) systems.

The contract is part of a prime supporting contract with the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.

Work will be carried out at BAE Systems’s new facility in North Charleston, South Carolina and subcontractors will include Lockheed Martin.