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Anteon Awarded $45M Contract To Support Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program

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Fairfax VA (SPX) Jun 29, 2004
Anteon International Corporation, a leading information technology and systems engineering and integration company, announced Monday that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement by the US Navy Naval Sea Systems Command to provide technical and management support to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program Directorate. The BPA has a 16-month period of performance and is valued at approximately $45 million.

Under this BPA, Anteon will provide a broad range of systems engineering and program management support to the Aegis BMD Program Directorate. Specific areas of support include: strategic planning for technology programs; concept development and requirements analysis; system design, engineering and integration; test evaluation; and acquisition and life cycle management.

Joseph M. Kampf, Anteon President and CEO, said, "Anteon has been heavily involved in US Navy missile defense programs since 1993, and we look forward to continuing and expanding our support for the Aegis BMD Program. It is a critical element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System being developed by the Missile Defense Agency, and will have a significant role in protecting the United States and its allies from ballistic missile threats."

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First Aegis-Equipped Norwegian Frigate Launched
Moorestown NJ (SPX) Jun 07, 2004
The Fridtjof Nansen (F310), the first of five Aegis-equipped ships in the Royal Norwegian Navy's frigate program, was launched on June 3 during ceremonies at the IZAR shipyard in Ferrol, Spain. The frigate is the first ever to incorporate the SPY-1F radar system and marks a significant milestone for the Aegis Integrated Weapon System (IWS) that will provide critical capabilities for the surface fleets of navies around the world.