The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract extension for operations at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant with a ceiling value of up to $1.3 billion.
The contract will extend through Dec. 31, 2026. This award demonstrates the strong relationship between BAE Systems and the Army for operating the facility that produces critical munitions and explosives for the U.S. Department of Defense.
The contract with BAE Systems Ordnance Systems, Inc., covers management, production, maintenance, sustainment, and modernization of the installation located. The company has operated the plant since 2012.
“Our team members have focused on safety, quality, and teamwork over our last ten years at Radford,” said Brian Gathright, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. “It is their dedication to the mission that made this award possible. Our organization has the expertise to perform the work necessary to deliver reliable, innovative energetics to the Army and those who serve in uniform.”
BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. is a world leader in the production of munitions, propellants, and explosives. In addition to Radford, it has operated the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, Tenn., since 1999 and has delivered on critical modernization projects while producing munitions.