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BAE Systems wins $699M Army contract for supercomputing operations

HUNTSVILLE — The Army has awarded BAE Systems a $699 million, five-year contract for Defense Supercomputing Resource Center operations. The contract provides for maintenance, and management services including program-wide services for high performance computer users.

BAE Systems will also support the Computing Modernization Program.

The program provides the Department of Defense supercomputing capabilities, high-speed network communications and computational science expertise.

“Our team brings the high performing computing capabilities necessary to support the invaluable work of the DSRCs around the U.S.,” said Lisa Hand, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions. “This award reaffirms the best-in-class experience our Huntsville team delivers for our government partners as a leading systems integrator of solutions and advanced technologies.”

This partnership puts advanced technology in the hands of U.S. forces more quickly, less expensively, and with greater certainty of success.

The program provides a complete advanced computing environment for the DoD that includes software development and system design, high-performance computing systems, and a wide-area research network. The program is managed on behalf of the DoD by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center.

 

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