Tracor's Rockville unit wins big Navy contract

Maryland Watch

October 17, 1997

Rockville-based Tracor Systems Engineering said yesterday that it won a five-year, $34.5 million contract for support services at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va.

The contract calls for Tracor employees to provide technical and engineering services for Navy programs that include launchers and missiles.

`The Navy has recognized us as a leading source for quality engineering services since 1986,` said Barry G. Campbell, chairman and chief executive officer of Tracor.

`The size and scope of this contract will afford us the opportunity to enhance the overall capabilities of our Dahlgren office and to strengthen the capabilities of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.`

About 140 workers in the Dahlgren office will provide services that include program management, systems engineering, data management, technical documentation and integrated logistics support.

Tracor Systems Engineering is a subsidiary of Austin, Texas-based Tracor Inc., one of the nation's 15 largest defense electronics firms with more than $1 billion in annual sales.

Pub Date: 10/17/97

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