Saab Sensis, US Navy Sign SeaPort-e Contract


Saab subsidiary, Saab Sensis Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for Seaport-Enhanced (SeaPort-e), the U.S. Navy’s web-based contracting source for fleet-wide support services.

As a SeaPort-e Prime contractor, Saab Sensis will be able to compete for contracts that will be solicited on an ongoing basis across 22 functional service areas by Naval Sea Systems Command; Naval Air Systems Command; Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command; Naval Supply Systems Command; Military Sealift Command; Naval Facilities Command; Strategic Systems Programs; Office of Naval Research; and the Marine Corps. Saab Sensis has qualified for a number of functional support areas, from Research and Development to Installation and Checkout and In-Service Engineering support.

“SeaPort-e provides a mechanism for the U.S. Navy to contract with Saab Sensis for a broad spectrum of advanced and legacy sensor engineering and related support services in an efficient and affordable manner,” said Erik Smith, general manager of Saab Sensis Defense & Security Systems. “This award ensures that our warfighters have access to the critical technical capabilities and expertise they need to conduct their missions.”

SeaPort-e was established by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and its Warfare Centers, which are responsible for the acquisition of all U.S. Navy ship and shipboard systems to maximize the efficiency and economy of support service procurement. The Navy Systems Commands competitively solicit, award and manage their service requirements among SeaPort-e contract holders through the SeaPort-e web portal. The result is a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from approved team members.

Defense and aviation market leaders rely on Saab Sensis Corporation to provide advanced sensor technologies, next-generation radars, automation, modeling and simulation solutions. The company serves military, civil aviation, airport and airline customers in more than 35 countries across six continents.

Saab North America provides a broad range of products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to homeland security to customers in the U.S. and Canada. Saab Sensis Corporation is a business unit of the Saab Group.

Source: Saab Sensis, September 26, 2011