CACI to support US NSWC’s electro-optic sensors

9 June 2015 (Last Updated June 9th, 2015 18:30)

CACI International has secured a $32m contract to deliver engineering and technical support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division's electro-optic (EO) technology unit.

CACI International has secured a $32m contract to deliver engineering and technical support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division's electro-optic (EO) technology unit.

Under this five-year contract, CACI will be responsible for supportting the electro-optic technology division, part of NSWC Crane's special warfare and expeditionary systems department.

CACI US operations CEO and president John Mengucci said: "Backed by our decades of experience supporting acquisition and logistics for key navy programmes, CACI offers the deep understanding and domain expertise needed to ensure that navy sensors and related systems have been properly tested and are ready for deployment both at sea and ashore."

The deal will see CACI delivering an array of engineering and technical services, including test and evaluation, logistics, and field engineering, for electro-optic sensors used on airborne, maritime, and ground platforms.

"CACI offers the deep understanding and domain expertise needed to ensure that navy sensors and related systems have been properly tested and are ready for deployment both at sea and ashore."

The electro-optic sensors are designed to provide critical capabilities for surveillance, detection, and target tracking for combat and non-combat missions.

According to CACI, the current task order was issued under the SeaPort-e vehicle, which is the US navy's electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas.

CACI has been working with the SeaPort programme since 2001 and already delivered support for range of integrated warfare systems and technology.

CACI president and CEO Ken Asbury said: "This contract supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, one of dozens of task orders CACI has won on the SeaPort-e vehicle, further strengthens our position as a prime provider of logistics support on large Department of Defense programmes, and enables us to continue maximising defence readiness and combat sustainability for the navy."

The company currently offers information solutions and services to support national security missions and government transformation for intelligence, defence, and federal civilian customers.