COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), was awarded a $151 million cost-plus-fixed-fee task order to continue providing end-to-end engineering support for Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence (C4I) systems under the Navy's Fleet Systems Engineering Team (FSET) program. The task order was solicited and awarded under the Navy's SeaPort-e contract and extends through January 2024, including all option periods.
"Vectrus has provided continuous complex C4I support under FSET since the program's inception in 1999 and we look forward to continuing to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional performance to our Navy client," said Chuck Prow, president and chief executive officer of Vectrus. "Our afloat teams provide a full range of keyboard to antenna support services that are integral to the readiness of U.S. Navy ships. Importantly, under this task order Vectrus will now perform as a prime contractor."
Under the FSET task order, Vectrus will provide end-to-end C4I systems engineering support to the U.S. Navy's afloat force consisting of command ships, ballistic missile defense ships, strike groups as well as specific shore facilities. We will also provide systems engineering and technical support for the rapid introduction of new capabilities into the Fleet through fleet experimentation and operational fleet exercises. Importantly, our fleet systems engineers will observe C4I system performance and provide critical feedback regarding computer network defense status and to ensure Navy C4I systems are expeditiously restored in the event of system malfunction, attack, cyber-attack or other system impacting incident.
"I'd like to commend our team for creating and offering a value added and unique technological solution that will assist in our client's readiness posture," said Prow. "This recompete win in addition to our successful new business awards are examples of how we are applying innovation to our existing business and future opportunities. Through our FSET program, Spectrum Management Next Generation contract, and recent Naval Station Guantanamo Bay base maintenance win, Vectrus has been successful in expanding its Navy footprint and we look forward to further expanding our relationship with this important client."
For information on career opportunities associated with this task order as well as other Vectrus programs, please visit www.vectrus.com/careers.
Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital technology services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and employs about 6,700 professionals spanning 177 locations in 21 countries. In 2017, Vectrus generated sales of $1.1 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vectrus.com or connect with Vectrus on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Mike Smith, CFA
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