Salient to deliver training and support services to Saudi Naval Forces

24 June 2015 (Last Updated June 24th, 2015 18:30)

Salient Federal Solutions subsidiary has secured a prime contract from the space and naval warfare systems command (SPAWAR) supporting the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) to deliver training and support services in the US.

Salient Federal Solutions subsidiary has secured a prime contract from the space and naval warfare systems command (SPAWAR) supporting the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) to deliver training and support services in the US.

Under the $44m seaport-E task order (TO), Salient Federal-SGIS will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise in support of the RSNF command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) training initiatives.

The contract will also cover curriculum development, execution and facilitation of courses, data collection, and analysis / tracking to teach RSNF how to operate and maintain RSNF C4ISR systems.

Salient president and CEO Brad Antle said: "We are thrilled to assist the Royal Saudi Naval Force's training mission to effectively protect Saudi Arabia coastal assets and keep pace with the rapid advances in C4I technology.

"We are thrilled to assist the Royal Saudi Naval Force's training mission to effectively protect Saudi Arabia coastal assets."

"This further expands our navy training and curriculum development footprint, while also increasing our support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."

For this project, which has a five-year period of performance, Salient will work with the RSNF in the RSNF C4ISR Training Center in Saudi Arabia.

Work under this contract will be conducted in Charleston, South Carolina, and Saudi Arabia.

In January, Salient received a contract from SPAWAR to support the navy's C4ISR networks and systems as part of C4ISR training support contract.

Under this contract, the firm will deliver training analysis and curriculum development, and will carry out analysis of alternatives and design analysis for the virtual training environment project.