MCLEAN, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awarded contracts totaling approximately $ 139.7 million to BAE Systems, Inc. to keep the energy automation technology operational. Under these Task Order Agreements, BAE Systems will provide engineering and technical support services to help improve DLA’s ability to deliver Department of Defense (DoD) missions around the world.
“For the past 20 years, our engineering and technical experts have supported DLA’s mission of delivering and storing fuel in a safe, on-time and accurate manner for our fighters’ ships, planes, vehicles and onshore facilities. Said Lisa Hand, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions. “We are bringing a better understanding of fuel system availability, while enabling DLA to improve its performance of inventory storage and distribution around the world. ”
The company was awarded contracts for work inside and outside the United States. BAE Systems will provide a range of services including 24 hour sustainment, preventive and corrective maintenance and integration of automated tank gauging, independent alarm systems and DLA overflow protection equipment on DoD fuel storage and distribution systems. This includes sensors, gauges, alarms, controls and network communications at DoD refueling facilities.